Sew a Summer Wardrobe


Duration: Three days

Price: £195

Run by: Kathy King
at Crafty Makes in the Lakes

07973 310950

Unit 10
Haig Enterprise Park
Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28 9AN

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About the Course

Sew a Summer Wardrobe Retreat

This 3-day weekend retreat is broken down into separate modules and days can be booked independently or as a full course. It is suitable for people with little or no sewing experience. Please bring your own sewing machine or borrow one of ours.

At the end of our Fashion Course you will leave with a scarf or poncho, a top, skirt and simple dress (choice of 2 styles) and the paper patterns to enable you to re-make the garments.

DAY 1
Module 1 Absolute Beginners’ Sewing - use of sewing machine
Module 2 Understanding sewing terms and garment construction technique
Module 3 Construction of Simple scarf or poncho
Module 4 Interpreting Paper Patterns

DAY 2
Module 5 Pattern layout, cutting out and construction of simple top
Module 6 Pattern layout and cutting out of simple skirt
Module 7 Construction of simple skirt

DAY 3
Module 8 Pattern layout of simple dress and cutting out of simple dress
Module 9 Construction of simple dress

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Upon booking, participants will receive a list of fabric requirements, choice of patterns, threads, zips etc to purchase in advance or these can be purchased through us.

Accommodation is available at our local guest house (brochure can be sent on request) at specially discounted rate (kingsize or twin rooms). Single occupancy available. Evening meals optional.

Lunch and afternoon high tea is available at our on-site Mad Hatters tea-rooms but free tea, coffee, biscuits and cake is provided (we love cake!)

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Course Start Dates

Friday 5th October 2018

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