Tailoring Masterclass for Slow-Fashion - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Tailoring Masterclass for Slow-Fashion

Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC is currently delivering courses online.

22 August 2020

In this one-day workshop, discover the art of “Slow Tailoring” through the intricacies of hand-crafted clothing as you create key details of your own bespoke garment. You will explore the artisanal sewing skills and techniques used on Savile Row to create a portfolio of samples that will be useful for all your sewing projects.




Saturday 22 August, 9am-4pm


USC Sunshine Coast

What to bring 

Your sewing kit: thimble, scissors, pins and hand-sewing needles (various lengths)


Please bring your own lunch. A light morning / afternoon tea will be provided with some gluten-free options available, however for strict dietary requirements, please bring your own snacks.

To register

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Workshop facilitator

Gareth Kershaw started his career as a sculptor in London before turning his skills to the fashion industry. As an educator, practitioner, author and now PhD researcher he began his 19-year academic career teaching pattern cutting, men’s tailoring and design in South East Asia, United Kingdom and now Australia where he lectures at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.

Alongside his teaching, he continues to write books and deliver workshops involving creative cutting, draping, tailoring and design. Many of his students have gone on to have successful global careers in the fashion industry.

Look out for the launch of the second edition 'Pattern Cutting for Menswear' in September 2020, Laurence King Publishing.

Pattern Cutting for Menswear

More information

Email: engagement@usc.edu.au
Tel: 07 5430 1127