In-person course
in Flintshire

Garment Construction Techniques - A Beginners Guide to Sewing - Evening Class Part 3



This is a three week, one evening a week, course designed for the complete novice, new to sewing. This evening course is the same as the 6 week Garment Construction Techniques course but it has been broken down into four, three week evening sessions. Starting at the very beginning of your sewing journey, this valuable course will cover all sewing machine basics, including how to thread the sewing machine, learning about the various stitches and their uses and general care and maintenance of the machine. You will create a range of stitching samples to help boost your confidence with using a sewing machine, then move onto small projects to enhance your skills further. The projects include collars, waistbands, pockets and how to set in sleeves, with techniques for ladieswear and menswear being taught. Part 3 How to insert a one piece sleeve into a basic shirt block. How to construct and insert a two piece tailored sleeve. You will also learn how to construct and insert a raglan sleeve The final session will be spent working on shirt plackets, a stand collar and a two piece collar. Then moving on to shaped and frilled cuffs, shirt cuff and double shirt cuff.

What's included in the price?

All fabrics, equipment and machinery are provided along with tea, coffee and refreshments. Please note :- All workshops are held on the second floor with access via the stairs. Hand sanitiser will be provided throughout


3 evenings (6:30pm to 9:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.



Cambria Costume House

with Craft Courses since 2019

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2nd Floor, 43-47 High Street, Mold, , Flintshire, CH7 1BQ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
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