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Dressmaking & tailoring: clothes making courses

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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!
Absolute Beginners' Sewing Skills
Absolute Beginners' Sewing Skills
Lothians
£75
Courses running regularly. Please contact provider for the next course starting dates. For absolute beginners (or if you haven't sewn for a while and need a refresher) This 4 week (2 hours per week) evening class covers the following: Wk 1 - get familiar with the sewing machine, winding bobbins, threading, correct tension, and practice sewing straight and curved seams, and turning corners. Wk 2 - Seams and hems. How to sew different seams and hems, and know which is most appropriate for the fabric and position on the garment....
Advance your sewing - design and make full size patterns
Bronze AWARD
Advance your sewing - design and make full size patterns
Essex
£100
4 week introduction to changing and adapting your patterns Part one - Bodice styles On this short course you will learn how to be more creative with your patterns and be able to add interesting features to your commercial patterns (or your block if you have one). You will make a copy of a pattern that fits you and then use some of these techniques to re-design your pattern: * Move darts to anywhere on the bodice using cut and close and pivot techniques. * Remove darts, using the dart...
Amanda Walker 2 Day Dressmaking Course at Old Bank Studios
Gold AWARD
Amanda Walker 2 Day Dressmaking Course at Old Bank Studios
Essex
£110
Amanda’s two day workshop is designed to get you started or take you further in dressmaking. You will be able to complete a garment within the two days; how complicated it is will depend on your level of experience, but it is open to absolute beginners. Equally if you are stuck on a project and need help finishing, you can come along and tap into Amanda’s wealth of experience. What you will need to bring : You will be working in our fully equipped sewing studio complete with high end...
Basic Dressmaking for Beginners
Bronze AWARD
Basic Dressmaking for Beginners
Hampshire
£38
Courses are aimed at students who are 19 years and over, you are a beginner and would like to learn the basic skills involved in dressmaking. Students would be required to bring a commercial pattern (easy to medium ability), with the required fabric and thread, also if you would like to bring your own sewing machine along to get hands-on experience in using it, you may do so. Basic sewing skills would be of benefit, please get in touch for more details. Our tutor will guide you through the making...
Beginner dressmaking - making pyjama bottoms
Bronze AWARD
Beginner dressmaking - making pyjama bottoms
Kent
£75
This course will involve making a pair of cotton pyjama bottoms for either a man, woman or child. You will learn to accurately measure and size the garment, cut a pattern, follow the instructions included in sewing pattern envelopes and how to adjust your pattern for a perfect fit. Bring your sewing machine if you have one, although you are welcome to borrow mine, and also bring your lunch/dinner. Please note I do not have microwave facilities. Tea, coffee, biscuits and enthusiasm will flow freely though! Only 2 spaces are...
Beginners dress making course @ Inkberrow Design Centre
Gold AWARD
Beginners dress making course @ Inkberrow Design Centre
Worcestershire
£150
Monthly dress making classes for beginners. These classes are run at the weekend, It is necessary to pre book as spaces are limited. Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based in Bromsgrove , new studio location , just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands and offers a wide range of City & Guilds and recreational courses. We pride ourself on tailoring the courses to the individual learners’ needs and requirements, and can offer a flexible programme.
Beginners dressmaking course
Beginners dressmaking course
Greater London
£135
In this 12 hour course we'll zip through all of the essential techniques you'll use time and time again in dressmaking. From measuring your body and making alterations to demystifying pattern terminology, and of course constructing a garment. At each step, we'll run through multiple options for each technique: different seam finishes, zips and hems. You'll see there's never just one way to do things in dressmaking (and you don't always have to stick to the rules!) We want to encourage you to find your own personal way. We'll be...
Beginners sewing - cotton vest top
Beginners sewing - cotton vest top
Worcestershire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£30
Learn to use a commercial pattern on your first clothing project. This 3 hour workshop will help you to learn to sew your own wardrobe. Starting with this simple cotton vest top with bias binding edging. You will need to bring with you 1 meter of cotton lawn fabric of your choice and coordinating bias binding or fabric to make bias binding. You will receive full instructions of how to make your own simple vest top and adjust the pattern to fit your own size by length and bust. 4...
Beginners sewing class in Dorset
Beginners sewing class in Dorset
Dorset
£24
Beginners sewing. A gentle introduction to the world of sewing.
Beginners sewing classes
Gold AWARD
Beginners sewing classes
Worcestershire
£80
Beginners sewing classes at Inkberrow Design Centre. Thursdays weekly (10-00am till 12-00 pm or 13-00 to 15-00 or 19-00 to 21-00) Book blocks of 4 weeks sessions Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based now in Bromsgrove B61 7DL, just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands and offers a wide range of City & Guilds and recreational courses. We pride ourself on tailoring the courses to the individual learners’ needs and requirements, and can offer a flexible programme.

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