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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!

£100
Essex
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...
£110
Essex
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...
£38
Hampshire
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,...
£75
Kent
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...
£150
Worcestershire
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...
£135
Greater London
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...
£30
Worcestershire - Next course on 27th July 2019
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...
£80
Worcestershire
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...
£700
France
Learn dressmaking skills while on holiday in France. For complete beginners for people with some experience. This holiday is 7 nights/6 days long, with approximately 4 – 4.5 days in the Studio. There will be some cutting out for you to do on a couple of evenings. COST: £700 or £600 each if you bring one friend, £550 each if you bring two. The holiday dates are flexible – it can run on dates convenient...
£60
Devon - Next course on 16th July 2019
Polymer clay is a fantastic material for making buttons. In its raw state, colours can be mixed to suit and shapes can be easily textured and moulded into a huge range of shapes and sizes. Once baked, it's machine washable and lightweight, so if you are a stitcher, carder, knitter or felter, or just enjoy learning a craft, this course is for you. Your tutor, Jo, will explain and demonstrate how to make your own...

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