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Learn to sew - Frome

Beginner Sewing Course - Sample of items Frome Somerset

Duration: 6 weeks, 2 hrs/week

Price: £135

Contact: Aliss Vaas at Artventures

The Welsh Mill
Park Hill Drive
BA11 1AU

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Tuesday 21st April 2020
Wednesday 22nd April 2020

About the Course

Learn to sew in a small group with the support of a professional tutor. Suitable for total beginners, or if you're wanting to refresh and update your sewing skills.
You’ll start with the basics, learning to thread up your machine and sew seams. Then improve your skills & make a useful item to take home each week:

1. Pin Cushion
2. Cushion Cover
3. Drawstring Bag
4. Zipped Purse
5. Tote Bag
6. Bunting
Daytime or evening classes available, other times or individual tuition on request.

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What's included in the price?

Tuition fee included, plus downloadable handouts for the sewing project each week to help you make another item at home. Also available in the sewing studio: tutor made item samples and instructions, books and resources for reference, fabric scraps to practice on, iron and ironing board, cutting rulers and set squares to borrow, plus sewing machines for an additional small hire fee.

Bring your own fabric, sewing supplies, scissors, tape measure, thread, needles, etc Email for materials list and course outline. Clothes making also available if you're more confident with your machine.

Aliss has trained in Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting, with further skills in Banner Making, Carnival Arts and Costume making. She has a City & Guilds Tutor Qualification and has been teaching for 15 years.

Want to review this course?

Great 5 week intro to making clothes. Many skills introduced including pattern laying & adjustment, garment assembly, zips, facings and neatening seams.
Aliss is a skilled, patient teacher who gives of encouragement and excellent guidance. Very happy to recommend.

- - #28304

Response from Artventures:

thanks for your review Judith and glad you enjoyed the course! Aliss

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