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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!

£45
Lothian
We offer a range of lingerie sewing workshops including knicker making, garters and kimonos. We will be adding more in the near future. Details of our knicker making workshop are below. We will be adding dates and details for the others soon so please check our website for more information. Knicker-making workshop During this 3 hour workshop, local lingerie designer Hazel Lethaby of Mischke Lingerie will introduce you to working with stretch material by sewing...
£365
Devon
Come and indulge yourself in a fabricky, fun filled sewing adventure! Join us for a wonderful sewing retreat away from it all. Imagine....you, your sewing machine and sewing projects, great food, fantastic accommodation, making new friends, cosy conversations by the log fire, sewing mischief and a spot of pampering! What more could you want? Nestled in the beautiful countryside of The South Hams in Devon, The Shippon, with it's far reaching views of the River...
£120
Greater London
This 4 week course is perfect if you are interested in learning to make your own clothes. Starting with a 'get to know your machine' workshop, we will cover all the basics of the sewing machine, from threading to maintenance with lots of top tips. During this first session you will sew a reusable shopping bag and really build your confidence on the sewing machine. From week 2 we look at using and altering commercial...
£35
Worcestershire - Next course on 5th October 2019
A great introduction to dressmaking, learn to make elasticated shorts, either for PJ's or on the beach!! You can choose to make ladies, boys or girls You will learn: - pattern markings and how to cut out - how to pin on the fabric - sewing the pieces together - inserting elastic turning up hems This is ideal for beginners who would like to try and expand their skills into dressmaking. For this workshop you...
£40
Isle of Anglesey
A wide range of classes available and delivered by a fully qualified teacher. Classes are kept small so that the student can have as much support as is needed. Suitable classes for both beginners and advanced sewists and for all age ranges. One to one sessions also available. All equipment is provided and most sessions also include all the fabrics and notions so there are no hidden costs.
£25
Bristol
Sewing Classes At our sewing classes, learn how to make your own wearable art, repair, alter, embellish or customise your clothing no matter what your level. Here you will have the opportunity to use a sewing machine and hand stitch to create unique, one of a kind gifts: textile 3D cards, personalised bunting, bags, belts, i-phone & i-pad covers, wall hangings, throws, brooches, cushions covers, soft toys, quilts and so much more. No previous experience...
£559
Cumbria - Next course on 15th November 2019
Escape with make! The Lakes to a Cumbrian castle for a weekend and sew your dream dress. Special guest BBC Sewing Bee Champion Charlotte Newland will join us to guide you every step of the way in making a perfectly fitting dress. Make yourself at home and spread out in our beautiful sewing studio with your own workstation for the whole weekend – no need to tidy away between sessions, hooray! Receive a special invitation...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 8th September 2019
Join us and make a fab Tilly and the Buttons Cleo dress. A versatile all year round dress, it can be made in medium or heavier weight fabric and worn over a t-shirt, shirt or jumper. There are two style options, either a dungaree-style with buckles, or a pinafore with button holes. You can choose from mini length or knee length with optional centre-front split. You will need to have some basic sewing machine experience...
£35
London
Saturday Sewing Classes! Based in West London Max 8 people per session This is a beginner sewing course so no sewing experience at all is required. We will teach you how to make a basic skirt pattern, how to select the right material for your project, how cut and pin fabric, thread a machine, sew in a straight line keeping to the seam allowance, and how to finish the inside of your skirt to make...
£120
Worcestershire
This intensive class runs over two full days. We start by taking you through the basic functions of a sewing machine and how it works. Classes are designed to give you a thorough grounding in all the essential sewing know-how, gradually building your confidence in a variety of useful techniques which can be applied to any project. You’ll come away with samples and notes. The class is suitable for absolute beginners, those who’ve stumbled along...

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