Do you love unique and beautiful dress designs? Does the design and intricacies of making these dresses excite you? Then the world of dressmaking is for you, wouldn’t you like to design your own dresses or even one day become a top designer… Well let me tell you this is possible. It only requires your passion and effort towards making this dream become a reality.

Dressmaking For Beginners

The world of dressmaking might seem daunting in the beginning, but this is how we feel learning anything new. It is the unknown that scares us but as you get more comfortable in your design, your unique flair will come forward. If you have ever looked at a dress and felt like improvements could be made, you are definitely suited to dressmaking. We advise that you take the time to learn the basics to build a strong foundation before you get to the actual dressmaking.

Most importantly, you need to learn how to use a sewing machine and take up a couple of pattern making courses. Once you have these skills, the more intricate details of dressmaking is at your fingertips. Another skill you might need to learn is how to haggle for lengths of fabric at the fabric stores, best to make good friends with some of the employees if you plan on being a returning customer. This will make sure that you always get the best prices for your fabric purchases for your projects, so it’s not a requirement, but its some good advice.

Choose A Course

At So So Into It Academy you can choose from a range of courses. Each teaching you a certain skill with different difficulty levels.

Pattern Making Courses

Sewing Courses

Where Are The Classes Located?

So So Into It Academy currently resides in its first Studio in Brackenfell in the Norther Suburbs of Cape Town. The studio is completely kitted out with all the equipment that you will need to help you throughout your course although you can still bring your own machine if you wish to do so. It is a fun learning environment were everyone is trying to pursue their goals in mastering the fundamentals of sewing. Classes are available throughout the weekdays and on Saturday mornings. 

Pattern Making Course Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Pattern Making Course Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Pattern Making Course Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Pattern Making Course Cape Town Northern Suburbs

When Can I Start?

Whenever you are ready! We have classes almost everyday of the week. Simply click on the button below, fill in the form and then we will call you back!