Our Patternmaking Courses

CIAM Australia teaches the Guarino Method of patternmaking that Gaetano Guarino developed in Italy during the 1950s. Nowadays, carried on by his son Mario, the Guarino method uses a specially designed and graded ruler to construct patterns such as tops, skirts, pants and sleeves. This method therefore requires very little calculation Read more…

Change to Belmore Class Times

CIAM wishes to advise a temporary change to the Belmore schedule. We are now only open  for classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:30am – 12:30pm. This is due to circumstances outside our control.  We will return to our usual schedule as soon as possible however this is likely to Read more…

CIAM Collector Classes – 2021

CIAM is now taking enrolment enquiries for the 2021 classes at our GOULBURN | CANBERRA | COLLECTOR studio. Please contact us as soon as possible to reserve your place as class sizes are limited. We are happy to answer your questions and look forward to hearing from you!

Private Classes

CIAM offers students private classes with individual tuition if preferred. These classes may include: Intensive patternmaking courses  Couture sewing classes such as wedding dress alterations Special interest sewing classes such as childrenswear Costs available on application. For further information contact us and Annamaria will be happy to discuss your requirements.