Usha Silai School

It is a place where you can learn all basic to advanced tailoring techniques, pattern making, apparel designing, textile designing, sewing hacks and even Fashion Designing.

Sewing is an amazing journey which not only feeds your aesthetic need but also earn you money. It is not difficult. If you do your basics right then you are just at the verge of exploring the world of garments construction and apparel designing. In Usha Silai School we teach our students with all care and diligence. You need to go through with proper sequence of learnings which will make your basic foundation and understanding strong. Cutting and tailoring is a basic foundation of modern Fashion Designing and apparel designing course. Even if you enrol yourself into our Fashion Designing course, tailoring classes will be an indispensable part of your curriculum.

What you get to learn in Usha Silai School ?

Sky is the limit in the world of sewing. It starts from a basic course called Sewing and Designing. Anyone who does not even know how to thread a needle or tie a knot can join this tailoring course. This course is useful for the experienced tailors as well, because it has advanced men's and women's dresses like Nehru Kurta to Bengali Kurta and Pipin Blouse to Collar Blouse. The learning starts with pillow cover, cushion cover, Umbrella frock, brief, six panel petticoat etc. Once you have become a bit more confident you will start making advanced woman dresses like Nighty, Kameez, Salwar with belt, Plain Blouse, Churidar Kameez, Churidar With Belt, House coat, Collar Blouse etc. As you progress to the end of the course you will learn more designer patterns and become a confident tailor. At the end of the course you will get certificate from Usha Silai School .

The next course offered to you is Hobby course in Indian garments design. This course is an intermediate level course. It is totally based on Women wear. Here we start from A line cut frock, Penny Frock, Petticoat and then we move on to designer items with a simple plain blouse. Slowly you will acquire the mastery on Princess cut blouse, Yoke blouse, High neck blouse, Raglan blouse, Choli cut blouse, Bra Cut blouse, Piping blouse. We will then turn your focus on Kurti Cutting and Stitching. You will learn Plain kameez, Princess line kameez, A- Line kameez, Angrakha kameez, Multi panel kameez, Anarkali kameez, Kalidar kameez. You also learn plain salwar, churidar, patiala salwar and zove pants. At the end of the course you will get certificate from.

Advanced Courses

After this, all the courses in our silai school are advanced courses. All the advanced courses are not offered by Usha Silai School . The tailoring course details page has specifically mentioned which courses falls under Usha Silai School . For all other courses you will get certificate from Educational Board of Vocational Training and Research.

You can view the curriculum of Dress Designing course. It contains Designer Blouse, designer kameez, designer gowns and bottoms.

There are many of you who wants to learn blouse only. So we have created a new course considering different types of Designer Blouse. You can go through the course curriculum.

Kurti Cutting and Stitching is our another new course which is based on Kurtis and Kameez only. You can view our Kurti designing curriculum in details. Do you want to learn how to make an a-line kurti ? or want to be a master on long Kurti Cutting and Stitching? Do you want to fill your boutique with different kurti designs like anarkali kurti, angrakha kurti, a-line kurti etc. Then join our advanced course of Kurti Cutting and Stitching.

Designer nighty for women is the most commonly preferred comfortable dress to wear at home. So our next advanced level tailoring course is the specialization course on Nighty cutting and stitching. This is an advanced level tailoring course which covers variety of nighty designing.

After this we have textile designing course where you can learn fabric printing, block printing on fabric, screen printing, t shirt screen printing etc.

For all the above mentioned advanced tailoring courses you will get certificate from Educational Board of Vocational Training and Research.

We also have Creative Arts and Crafts course and Fashion Designing Course. Both of these courses are offered by Usha Silai School .

Mode of Learning:

Usha Silai School were always classroom training provider. But during the Covid lockdown the Disha Fashion Institute one of the leading Usha Silai School has started online mode of stitching classes. This has been proved to be a success. Now even after Covid restrictions have been reduced Online tailoring classes have still been emerged as popular over classroom training.

Media News:

Success Stories of Usha Silai School

Reported by NDTV

Usha Silai School in partnerships with non-governmental organisations like Looms of Ladakh Cooperative, UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) and The Corbett Foundation is working towards a sustainable future. Looms of Ladakh Women Cooperative, a farm-to-fashion collective that works towards training unemployed women artisans from Ladakh to make knitted and woven woollen products from the region's rich heritage of wool in all its renditions: pashmina, yak, sheep and camel. Looms of Ladakh collaborated with Usha Silai School to help women learn to stitch and make finished products out of the raw material. In another partnership between USHA and UNFPA, the program will prepare 100 master trainers who will in turn train 3,000 women across India in life skills over three years hopes to be the genesis of a small social change. With the addition of life skills training, Classical Silai School training module will be of 9 days training. The Corbett Foundation and Usha Silai School are on a mission to provide women of forest area in Thane an alternate source of livelihood and to reduce their dependence on forests.