5 Week course
Next dates to be released, currently on hold due to Covid restrictions.
Start dressmaking and sewing or improve and develop your skills. Course ideal for beginners and also suitable for improvers wishing to further develop their sewing skills and work on more complex patterns and techniques and difficult fabrics.
Create clothes to fit perfectly, womenswear, fun childrenswear, meswear, anything from pyjamas, skirts, dresses, tops, evening wear to jackets or coats. Alternatively create lovely unique craft items, for example bags, toys, bunting, cushions, roman blinds or a project of your choice. Learn about fabrics, using a pattern, seams, hems, darts, pockets, zips, seam finishing and interfacing.
It is recommended you start with making a skirt, simple trousers, pyjamas or children's clothes if you have not made clothes before. Then you can progress to making fitted trousers, tops or dress as examples.
Pattern and materials required. Advice and information will be given on booking.
Some basic knowledge of using a sewing machine required, but no previous garment making knowledge necessary. The ‘Learn to sew – The basics’ is an essential starting point for absolute beginners. Suitable for those wishing to get back into sewing.
Help yourself to tea, coffee, biscuits and delicious cake, throughout the session.... to keep those creative juices flowing.
Dressmaking Mondays 1.30-4pm
Once made, a booking cannot be transferred to an alternative date. If for any reason you are unable to attend please feel free to send a substitute. If you book a workshop for several days duration please make sure you can attend all days. Please check the dates carefully prior to booking.
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Cancellations by you: Refunds will only be given under exceptional circumstances and will be considered on an individual basis.
Cancellations by us: In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a workshop/course you will be given at least 24 hours notice and offered a transfer to another date or receive a full refund. We will not be held liable for any other costs or expenses that you may incur in the event of cancellation by us.