Lifestyle Learning Direct

Fashion Design & Dressmaking

Welcome to the exciting and ever-changing world of fashion design!

Interested in starting a career in fashion design? Or maybe you would like to learn the skills of dressmaking so you can create clothes for your friends, family or partner? Whatever your goal, our Fashion Design & Dressmaking course is the perfect way to get started.

As one of the world's largest industries, fashion offers many career opportunities, and with the guidance of our experienced tutors, you can turn your love of fabric and style into a wonderful new career, profitable hobby or rewarding interest.

Lifestyle Learning Direct's Fashion Design & Dressmaking course will teach you about colours and fabrics, and how to produce professional-looking sketches and patterns. We also cover all aspects of making a garment from start to finish, show you how to communicate your ideas, along with tips for working in the industry. Plus, as your course is delivered by correspondence, there are no timetables to adhere to so your study can fit around your current lifestyle.

So, why not take the first step to entering this exciting, rewarding and personally gratifying industry? Start living your dream today - enrol now!

Key areas of learning - Fashion Design & Dressmaking course

  • Fashion Awareness I (The Big Picture)
  • Patterns
  • Fibres and tools
  • Layouts and seams
  • Linings, facings, collars, cuff and pockets
  • Zippers, buttonholes, sleeves and hems
  • Toiles, machine stitches, yokes, vents and stretch sewing
  • Fashion Awareness II (Your Personal Style)
  • Fashion drawings and designing
  • How to run your own fashion design or dressmaking business

Additional materials included in your Fashion Design & Dressmaking courseStitches Magazine

Australian students - Enrol now and receive a 6-month subscription to Stitches magazine - worth over $45 - FREE!


Business Pack

Please note: The below price includes our time-limited 'Special Autumn Discount Voucher' of $100.00 (original course price - $1295.00).


Pricing structure

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Full payment upfront

$995.00 AU

Part payment instalments

Full payment upfront

$995.00 NZ

Part payment instalments

Full payment upfront

$1145.00 US

Part payment instalments

Delivery Options

Correspondence - paper version

Correspondence - CD-ROM version (upfront payment only)