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Intro into Dressmaking

If you’re new to sewing or would like to make your own clothes this is the place to start. Over the course you’ll make an A line skirt and a tunic top and learn a whole lots of tip and techniques to give you the confidence to carry on sewing at home.

Price Includes All 6 Workshops!

Intro into Dressmaking
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First date :
Tue, Jan 31 2017 | 18:30-21:30
Additional dates :
Tue, Feb 7 2017 18:30-21:30
Tue, Feb 14 2017 18:30-21:30
Tue, Feb 21 2017 18:30-21:30
Tue, Feb 28 2017 18:30-21:30
Tue, Mar 7 2017 18:30-21:30
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First date :
Fri, Apr 28 2017 | 10:00-13:00
Additional dates :
Fri, May 5 2017 10:00-13:00
Fri, May 12 2017 10:00-13:00
Fri, May 19 2017 10:00-13:00
Fri, May 26 2017 10:00-13:00
Fri, Jun 2 2017 10:00-13:00
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First date :
Thu, Jan 25 2018 | 18:30-21:30
Additional dates :
Thu, Feb 1 2018 18:30-21:30
Thu, Feb 8 2018 18:30-21:30
Thu, Feb 15 2018 18:30-21:30
Thu, Feb 22 2018 18:30-21:30
Thu, Mar 1 2018 18:30-21:30
So you’ve watched the Sewing Bee and would like to start sewing, well this is the perfect place to start. We will show you how to understand and use a commercial pattern, how to sew accurate seams, put in zips and stitch on facings, along with a whole lot more. You will make two garments over the course; an A line skirt with a waistband which can be lined and a shell top which can be lengthened into a tunic or even add sleeves to.

You will also learn how to adapt these patterns to create variations of your own. This is an excellent course to start you off in the right way and give you the confidence to try things at home on your own machines.

All your patterns and notions are supplied, all you need to do is bring along the fabric you’d like to make up your skirt and top in. Just call us and we can tell you how much fabric you will need. So you can raid your own stash or come and have a browse through all the lovely fabrics we have in our Sewing Emporium.

And of course there’ll be plenty of tea, coffee and homemade cakes to keep you sewing.

Your tutor for this course will be Jules Fallon

Price Includes All Workshops!


Customer Reviews

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starstarstarstarstarWhy you should take this course 18th Sep 2014
So nice to be able to spread this out and to take more time over each section.
starstarstarstarstarWhy you should take this course 18th Sep 2014
So nice to be able to spread this out and to take more time over each section.
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