Clothes

Clothes

Clothes and Dressmaking courses. Learn how to make your own clothes or improve your dressmaking to achieve a professional ‘handmade’ finish instead.

Clothing-related events vary from regular weekly dressmaking classes over a course of several weeks. Learn how to use commercial paper patterns, how to choose your best size (they have a different sizing system from shop-bought clothes), and how to alter them for a perfect fit.  There are also quick-hit 1-day classes to concentrate on certain aspects.  If you’ve got a bit rusty, then take the 1-day refresher course and brush up on the basics such as seams, hems, inserting zips and making buttonholes. Or ‘Improve your Dressmaking’ will help if your home sewing is a bit – well – ‘homemade’.  Learn professional tips and tricks to achieve a high-end finish.

If you have an overlocker but you’re frightened to take it out the box, then my 1-day class ‘Know Your Overlocker’, will show you how to thread it, and obtain perfect tension. Not only that, I’ll show you lots of techniques that you can use your overlocker for including sewing up entire garments, decorative seams, and hems.

Summer School: Introduction to Dressmaking

Wednesday 28/07/2021 - Friday 30/07/2021
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
fully booked
Booking is closed
Prices : £205.00
A 3-day course to introduce you to the principles and practices of making clothes using commercial paper patterns.
Summer School: Introduction to Dressmaking

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Summer School: Better Dressmaking

Wednesday 04/08/2021 - Friday 06/08/2021
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
fully booked
Booking is closed
Prices : £210.00
Learn tips and techniques to make your home sewing look less – well- ‘homemade’
Summer School: Better Dressmaking

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Beginners Sewing & Dressmaking

Wednesday 25/08/2021 - Friday 27/08/2021
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
fully booked
Booking is closed
Prices : £205.00
A short introductory course to learn how to use a sewing machine, and gain some foundation sewing skills. Then kick-start your dressmaking journey by learning how to use patterns and make your first item of clothing.
Beginners Sewing & Dressmaking

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Summer School: Better Dressmaking

Wednesday 01/09/2021 - Friday 03/09/2021
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
fully booked
Booking is closed
Prices : £210.00
Learn tips and techniques to make your home sewing look less – well- ‘homemade’
Summer School: Better Dressmaking

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Dressmaking course

Wednesday 06/10/2021 - Wednesday 10/11/2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
fully booked
Booking is closed
Prices : £125.00
A course to teach you how to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly. Understand how to use paper patterns, cutting out fabric and sewing techniques.
Dressmaking course

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Dressmaking course

Wednesday 06/10/2021 - Wednesday 10/11/2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Prices : £125.00
A course to teach you how to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly. Understand how to use paper patterns, cutting out fabric and sewing techniques.
Dressmaking course

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Dressmaking course

Thursday 07/10/2021 - Thursday 11/11/2021
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Prices : £125.00
A course to teach you how to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly. Understand how to use paper patterns, cutting out fabric and sewing techniques.
Dressmaking course

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Know Your Overlocker

Friday 29/10/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Prices : £70.00
Overlockers are amazing machines that can stitch, trim and neaten seams all in one operation and have lots of other functions. Learn how to use yours to its full potential.
Know Your Overlocker

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