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Dressmaking & tailoring: clothes making courses

109 dressmaking & tailoring: clothes making workshops found

Dressmaking and tailoring courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Learn the techniques of making clothes: designing and creating your own bespoke garments is a great skill. Most of us don't wear custom made clothing (at least not everyday) but how nice to achieve that perfect fit, with just the style, colour and texture to suit you. A dress maker usually specialises in womenswear whereas a tailor will concentrate more on formal attire (for both men and women). The tools of your trade will be thread, a tape measure, tailor's chalk, dressmaking pins, a few hand-sewing needles and a good pair of dress-making scissors. Browse these dressmaking and tailoring courses around the UK and start an enjoyable as well as useful hobby, pastime or career!

£80
Worcestershire
Sessions are 2 hours per week, book a block of 4 sessions. Wednesday mornings, afternoon. Please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. We will teach you the skills needed to draft a tailored garment and turn your 2D plan into a 3D tailored jacket/blazer or traditional tailored garment. Classes are purposefully small, only 8 per class, to ensure a high quality of teaching and attention to each student.
£15
London
The Maker Station is a coworking, hot benching, hot desking studio space for makers, creatives and artisans. We offer an affordable, shared space for independent, artistically minded people to collaborate, create and be inspired. Our aim is to bring together upholsterers, dressmakers, quilters, knitters, jewellery makers, sewers, soft furnishers, and everyone in between, and let them loose in our creative community hub. In addition to hiring workbenches, we provide space for classes, demos, exhibitions and...
£80
Worcestershire
Theatre costume making classes on Thursday , daytime and evenings in our new studios based in Bromsgrove B61 7DL , south of Birmingham. A weekly sessions you can learn the basics of sewing and pattern cutting to create your own theatrical costumes, whether it be for fancy dress, comicon or for your local theatre. Please contact us by email or telephone to book a place! It is necessary to pre book as spaces are limited....
£180
Derbyshire
You will have a copy of The Tunic Bible included in the cost of the workshop. You will use the patterns included as a starting point for your tunic. The book as plenty of ideas for personalising the tunics. You can choose the neckline, types of sleeve or sleeveless, length, and how fitted it will be by inserting a zip and /or darts. On the first day the aims are: To make a copy of...
£725
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd July 2019
This is an exciting course designed for anyone who has an interest in theatre costume or ballet. It'll teach you how to make a professional tutu base and bodice for classical ballet dancers or ballet students. With a limit of seven people, you will have the one-to-one attention you need to ensure you leave with the skills to continue making tutus at home or work. Tutu making is a unique skill allowing costume professionals to...
£50
Worcestershire - Next course on 24th August 2019
Classes for beginners - all the things you need to know before you sew! This workshop covers all the things no-one tells you, to ensure a happy outcome to your sewing project! We cover everything to get you started: tips on how to choose the right pattern for your shape, what to look for in a fabric, decoding the instruction sheet and pattern pieces - what all the symbols and terminology means, through to laying...
£20
Surrey - Next course on 9th September 2019
Weekly sewing & dressmaking class, Mondays 9.30am to 11.30am (school term time only). Suitable for all abilities, beginner to advanced. If you haven't used a sewing machine before you are still welcome to join the class as we can cover the basics in the first class and then you will pick up further skills and knowledge as you progress through your project. You are welcome to discuss your project with the tutor in advance of...
£10
Worcestershire
Fashion and design workshops for kids, in Bromsgrove . Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday sessions 4-00pm till 6-00pm and 6-00pm till 8-00pm weekly - contact us for availability. A weekly session where you can learn to design and make your own clothes, either from scratch using commercial patterns or revamping old clothes. All garments made can be showcased on the catwalk at the NEC sewing for pleasure show. Please contact us by email or telephone to...
£50
Worcestershire - Next course on 15th August 2019
This morning workshop is just about zips… the different types, which to use where and taking the fear out of how to insert them. Easy to follow instructions give you step-by-step guidance on how to insert three different types of zip: centred, lapped and concealed (invisible) zip. Each student will come away with their own samples and full instructions to refer back to. Suitable for beginners

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