In-person course
in Hatfield Heath, Bishop's Stortford Maker & location details

Dressmaking techniques Part One - One Day Course - Herts/Essex Border



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 applying a waistband. If you complete both part one and two, you will have the techniques and knowledge to create skirts and tops. The techniques learnt can also be applied to dresses, trousers and jackets too.

What's included in the price?

Materials are provided on this course. Please bring your own sewing machine, if you have one. It is best to learn techniques on your own machine. Don't worry if you don't have a sewing machine, we have spare machines that you may borrow during the course. Please bring your own lunch or if you are attending a course at The Flowerpot, it is located next to The Village Tearoom, most students sit in for lunch but they also do takeaway. There is also a bakery and Co-op on the Heath. We provide refreshments throughout the course including decaf options and hot chocolate.


1 day

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Established in 2007, we provide a range of dressmaking, soft furnishing and creative courses. We are based in Hatfield Heath, near Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. We offer Day courses at the weekends but some are also offered on a Friday. Our evening classes take place on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday. Most of our courses are suitable for any ability, whether you are a complete beginner, returning to sewing or already an experienced sewer.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for all abilities
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Rebecca Woollard Sewing School & Haberdashery, The Flowerpot, Hatfield Heath, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 7EB