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Get to know your sewing machine and what it can do
- Complete a online City & Guilds qualification
- Learn at your own pace
- Learn finishing  techniques
- Fabric knowledge



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Established Oct 1st, 1991, the IDC (Independent Design College) has offered state-of-the-art sewing, dressmaking, and tailoring courses and training, fully accredited by City & Guilds. 

We also offer a wide range of one-day sewing and dressmaking classes, workshops, and short courses - you don't need to commit to a qualification or regular sessions!

Whatever your experience, we have the course for you. We can tailor each qualification to match your needs and interests exactly.

Our students are trained to the highest standard and our top students have the opportunity to compete against Savile Row Tailors in the prestigious Golden Shears competition.

Our tutors are all qualified, professional practitioners.  So, between us we cover every skillset, guaranteeing you expert tuition in every aspect of tailoring, dressmaking, sewing, textiles, and embroidery. Whatever your skill level, we can realise your potential!




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