Improve your dressmaking
Does everything you make look a bit – well – homemade? Learn how to improve your dressmaking to achieve a professional ‘handmade’ finish instead.
Know your overlocker
Know Your Overlocker aims to teach you how to get the best from your overlocker, save time and achieve a neater result. This will revolutionise your sewing.
Wednesday 27/05/2020 11:15 am - 12:15 pmThere are spaces available
Wednesday 03/06/2020 11:15 am - 12:15 pmThere are spaces available
Beginners Sewing & Dressmaking-Make a skirt
Kick-start your New Year by learning how to make your own clothes. This short course for absolute beginners will teach you how to use a sewing machine, gain some foundation sewing skills and make a skirt. A pencil skirt is an ideal introduction to dressmaking once you’ve learned how to use a sewing machine
Dressmaking course. Learn how to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly. Understand how to use paper patterns, measure and cut fabric. Improve your sewing techniques for a professional finish or learn how to make your own patterns
Refresher sewing class.
If you used to sew but have got a bit rusty, then this 1-day sewing workshop will be a useful refresher to top up your sewing and dressmaking techniques. I’ll take you through some common sewing tasks that you’ll need if you’d like to start sewing again, and throw in all the tips I’ve learned in my sewing experience.
Sewing with knits
Learn how to sew with jersey-knit fabric using your overlocker and make a tunic-style top.
How to insert a zip
Zips can be tricky and lots of people avoid them. But they’re actually quite easy when you know how. This short session will show you how to sew in standard-style and concealed zips (also known as invisible zips).
Denim upcycling – jeans skirt
Dont throw out your old jeans. Re-make them into a great new jeans skirt. Stop your jeans going to landfill and help save the planet. A wardrobe essential!