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Beginners dressmaking crash course - one to one


About the Course

One-on-one beginners dressmaking: made to measure shift dress:
Learn how to make a made to measure shift dress for yourself. I teach the art of Dressmaking in my studio in a mill in Manchester city centre, on the edge of the Northern Quarter.

Learn how to make your own shift dress tailored perfectly to your own measurements. Learn key skills such as using patterns, cutting garments out, using sewing machines, seaming, hemming, finishing garments and adding zips. A skill for life!

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

I provide all the machinery, tools, patterns and materials required, including fabrics.


Silvia Hoya Mena at My Sewing Box
12-22 Thorniley Brow,
Thorniley Studios
Greater Manchester
M4 2AJ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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8 hours (flexible times to suit)

Next available date

3rd November 2020

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