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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!

£25
Hampshire
Learn how to make beautiful hand stitched Dorset buttons, perfect for finishing any project. These buttons were world famous, made throughout East Dorset for two centuries, before dying out due to the industrial revolution. In this course you will learn how to make several different types of button, including how to design your own. We will cover materials used as well as techniques and a little history to round things off. My name is Jen...
£75
Berkshire
A one day dressmaking class for those who have a particular pattern in mind, not covered in one of our other classes. Please contact us before booking to ensure your pattern choice is suitable for the time and skill level of the class. We can also help you choose a pattern if you can’t decide! Our sewing classes are relaxed and friendly, taking place at our beautiful studio at Holme Grange Craft Village in Wokingham,...
£175
Essex
First course 2018: 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb 2nd course 2018: 11 Sept, 25 Sept, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct Each day is run from 10-4pm with a max of 7 students so you get lots of hands on teaching from the tutor. You can either choose to make something from a commercial pattern over the 5 wk period or choose to copy a favorite shirt, skirt or dress...
£250
Greater London - Next course on 8th September 2019
In this series of workshops you will learn to "read" a commercial pattern; what all the markings mean, how you transfer them to your fabric, how you adjust a pattern to your own size. We will deal with all the fitting issues you may have and then adjust the pattern accordingly and make a toile. Once we have a beautifully fitted mock up we will concentrate on cutting your final garment and stitching it up....
£149
Berkshire
Our 6 week dressmaking course is suitable for all levels and gives you the freedom to work on your chosen project with help and guidance from our experienced dressmaking teacher. As well as fitting and help with perfecting your sewing techniques, you’ll get to take the course at your own pace and have lots of sewing chat! If you’re a beginner dressmaker we can help you get started with your first dressmaking project, and if...
£160
Worcestershire
Learn how to get a good fit from commercial patterns, learn new skills including lots of tips on how to obtain good finish techniques when making your own garments. Learn how to use a walking foot on your machine and lots more. You will also have access to the overlocking machines for make a professional finish to your garments. 10 week course Monday evening 7 - 9pm
£54
Warwickshire
I offer dressmaking classes in rural areas of South Warwickshire. Small, friendly classes suitable for all levels, from beginners to the more advanced. Classes are offered in 4 week blocks. I also do half day craft classes offering classes on embroidery, sewing techniques and small sewing projects.
£150
Somerset
Dressmaking for beginners at the Lilac Barn, in Stoke St Gregory near Taunton. Come and make an item of clothing, bring a pattern and fabric with you. You will be taught how to use a pattern and make a professional looking garment. Also how to get the best out of your sewing machine.Suitable for beginners or those with some experience. Numbers are limited so enrol soon to secure your place. To reserve your place please...
£18
County Durham - Next course on 9th September 2019
A series of weekly sewing skills workshops, where you can attend a single workshop, a whole day or several workshops to create a whole course to suit you. General rule of thumb the morning workshops are more basics for beginners/ intermediates and the afternoons are more advanced for very competent beginners and intermediate sewers. Some of the topics that will be covered are: • Sewing machine basics, overlocker basics • Basic seams & hems, overlocking...
£80
Hertfordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
This is a great course for beginners, come along and learn how to construct a garment. Rebecca will show you cutting and layout techniques as well as provide you with information on choosing patterns and fabrics. Learn many techniques on the day including how to sew darts and seams, insert a zip and apply facings. If you complete both part one and two, you will have the techniques and knowledge to create tops and skirts....

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