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Sewing الخياطة

When it comes to fashion design, knowledge of general sewing techniques, an understanding of fabric, and the ability to use a sewing machine are key to designing and producing garments with luxurious and professional quality finishings.

In the second part of the course, students will be introduced to basic machine and hand sewing techniques, while gaining confidence in the essentials of seam and garment construction. Students will become familiar with general fabric knowledge, sewing equipment, sewing terms, how to use specialised machinery, as well as a range of machine and hand sewing techniques for professional garment finishing. These techniques include stitching, seaming, pressing and other garment finishing skills for desired market standards.

By the end of the course students will have produced a technical file with a range of sewing samples using these skills and techniques to refer to in the future.

Materials required by students

Tape measures, Pencils, eraser, sharpener, Small sharp Scissors, Paper Scissors, Fabric Shears, Ruler (minimum 30cm), Notebook, Lever arch file, A4 plastic sleeves, Sticky labels, To purchase 3 metres of calico fabric (muslin/خام)

About Instructor

Edelina Joyce Issa is an Anglo-Jordanian Womenswear designer, stylist, instructor and consultant.Born and raised in Jordan, Edelina looked to pursue an education in Fashion, which she gained over 6 years at University in London. During her Fashion education in London, Issa worked for brands such as Mother of Pearl, George, Hollister, and Abercrombie & Fitch. Her graduate collection was showcased at Graduate Fashion Week in London 2013, the world’s leading event in representing the very best of future creative design talent within fashion around the world.

GFW is where she became a finalist for the Fashion Innovation Award gaining recognition by Vogue, Glamour, and the Guardian. Edelina was then recommended for a position at Victoria Beckham, where she worked for three years. Edelina participated in Amman Design Week 2016 showcasing three pieces inspired by the traditional thobe and the simplicity with which it creates a versatility of shape and form. In 2017 and 2019 Issa mentored Fashion Design applicants for the Amman Design Week Student Exhibitions.
Edelina also works as a freelance Fashion Stylist and Design Consultant, and teaches Fashion Design and Fashion Sewing at the Design Institute Amman. Launching her eponymous RTW label ‘Edelina Joyce’ in Jordan, May 2017, Issa’s work combines a modern conceptual vision, with a minimal classic design aesthetic.


ان معرفة تقنيات الخياطة العامة وفهم القماش والقدرة على استخدام آلة الخياطة من الامور التي يجب أن يمتلكها المصمم ليتمكن من تصميم وإنتاج أزياء فخمة ذات جودة عالية، لذلك سيقوم الطالب في الجزء الثاني من الدورة بتعلم التقنيات الأساسية للخياطة اليدوية وباستخدام آلية الخياطة مما سيبني معرفته في أساسيات الدرز و بناء الملابس.

سيحصل الطالب أيضاً على معرفة عامة بالأقمشة ومعدات الخياطة ومصطلحاتها المتعرف عليها. تتصمن هذه التقنيات على مهارات الدرز والكي والعديد من التقنيات التي ستقوم على وضع اللمسات الأخيرة على قطع الملابس قبل أن تكون جاهزة للتسويق. وبحلول نهاية الدورة سوف يكون الطالب قد أنتج ملف تقني مع مجموعة من عينات الخياطة باستخدام هذه المهارات والتقنيات لتكون له مرجعاً في المستقبل.

المواد المطلوبة من الطلاب

، شريط قياس، اقلام رصاص، ممحاة، مبراة، مسطرة (٣٠ سم على الأقل)، دفتر ملاحظات، غلاف بلاستيكي A4، ورق ملاحظات لاصق (sticky labels)، كتب وصور وأي شيء للإلهام، أقمشة ( سيتم الإعلان عن الكمية)

عن إديلينا جويس

  إديلينا جويس عيسى مصممة أزياء نسائية ومزينة ومدربة واستشارية. خلال دراستها لتصميم الأزياء في لندن، عملت إديلينا مع موثر اوف بيرل و جورج و هوليستر و ابيركرومبي وفيتش وأوصي بها لشغل منصب في فيكتوريا بيكهام حيث عملت لمدة ثلاث سنوات.  أطلقت عيسى علامتها الخاصة بها، عملها يجمع بين الرؤية المفاهيمية
الحديثة وجماليات التصميم الكلاسيكي التقليدي

تعمل إيديلينا كمستشارة تصميم أزياء وتُدرّس تصميم الأزياء والخياطة في معهد التصميم عمّان

Payment Procedure

You can register and pay in cash or cheque at DIAmman.
Tel. (06) 462-4625, mobile (079)714 2020.

Registration terms & conditions:

• In order to secure a spot in this course, a non-refundable 50% of the total amount as a down payment is required. 
• Since space is limited early registration is advised as we follow a “first come, first serve policy”.
• Fees must be paid in full upon registration.
• Should you withdraw from the class before the registration deadline and paid the full amount, you will only be eligible to receive 50% of the total fees.
• Should you withdraw from the class after the registration deadline you will not be eligible to receive a refund unless you have a medical problem or an unforeseen circumstance (death in the family, accident, etc). In order to receive a refund, all necessary documentation must be presented.
• In the case of course cancellation by Design Institute Amman, registered students are notified by email and given a full refund of the workshop fee or credit towards another course.
• We may cancel a course no later than one week before it starts if there is low demand for the course. We will notify you by email. You can either transfer onto another available course, or wait for the next term.
• Registration deadline is 2 weeks before the first day of the workshop.