Martwayne | Power Through Fashion: Short Course in Jacket-Making & Trousers

Short Course in Jacket-Making & Trousers

About the Course:

The Short Course in Jacket-Making & Trousers is a Ladieswear Course and it teaches how to create a proper tailored trouser suit - which is really a combination of a tailored trousers and tailored pants -  from scratch!

The Course teaches the principles behind creating the pattern for both garments and the jacket can be worn as part of a formal suit or modified as a casual jacket.

The tailored pants is also suitable as part of a formal office suit or as part of a casual jumpsuit.

Please not that this Course is for experienced "sewers" only!  You cannot take the Course if you do not know how to sew.

Pictures from the December 2014 Stream of the Short Course in Jacket-Making &Trousers


Brief Introduction to Pattern-Making.
Taking the Proper Body Measurements Required to Create Both Garments.
Creating the Patterns for the Tailored Trousers & Jackets.
Preparing the Garments for Construction.
Sewing Techniques, including Fitting & Proper Finishing.


There are 2 options available:

The Weekend Option (Saturdays only) lasts for 12 weeks; and
The Weekday Option (twice a week) for 6 weeks.

Time is 12 noon to 5pm for both options.  

Start Dates are typically announced ahead of the Course.

Course Fees:

The fees are N75,000 for Martwayne students already in the system.   

New students who have not registered for a sewing Course at Martwayne have to pay the following fees: N80,000 (fees) + N10,000 for the toolkit and an additional refundable caution fee of N10,000 to cover damages and extensions to the Course making a total of N100,000.

Regardless of the option you choose, the fees are all inclusive of your toolkit, handouts and writing materials and your training certificate (training certificate is issued only after all assignments have been submitted).  

You will, however, be required to bring a fabric of your choice and your buttons - since I am sure you will want to wear the jacket.  I am sure you have lots of unused fabrics lying in your closet so this should not be a problem. :-D

Registration Details:

Registration as always is simple!  Simply pay the fees by bank or online transfer into the 

"Martwayne Limited", 023 710 3843 at any GTBank branch. 


Venue is The Martwayne Training Centre in Surulere, Lagos.  It is about a 2 minute drive from the National Stadium.  Venue details will only be sent to registered participants.

But if you do want to visit ahead of time to be sure we are genuine, please contact us through any of the means below and we will make a plan.

Tel: 0813 298 7824
WhatsApp: 0809 787 6075
Blackberry: 2AC0E9AD

As always, this post would be incomplete without great testimonials on the Course.  Here is one of them:

Excellent!  And they do look store-bought!  So if you want to be able to ace stunning jackets and pants, you should join us as well.

We look forward to having you with us!  Do let me know if you have any questions.  And don't worry, you are in safe hands!  

Please visit our Picture Gallery to see pictures of students' work.

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