In this workshop we will be taking all the body measurements needed to ensure a better fit of your dress and skirt before you cut out your fabric.
Each student will be taught how to measure properly and take over 20 personal body measurements which will be used to check against a bodice pattern.
Demonstrations and in-depth guidance will be given on how to apply these measurements to the pattern and how to change the...
Is your sewing machine still in the box? Not entirely sure what all the dials are for? This morning class is designed to get you comfortable with its workings, taking the fear out of getting started.
You’ll come away with a new found confidence backed up with notes to refer to.
Suitable for absolute beginners.
- Next course on 4th September 2019
Sewing with an overlocker (or serger) is very different to a conventional sewing machine. In this new workshop we'll take a look at the different knitted fabrics available, how to handle them and the techniques needed to create stretch garments.
We'll get you familiar with your overlocker and what it can do, ready to tackle making a t-shirt in a future class.
- Next course on 21st September 2019
This intensive class runs over two full days. We start by taking you through the basic functions of a sewing machine and how it works.
Classes are designed to give you a thorough grounding in all the essential sewing know-how, gradually building your confidence in a variety of useful techniques which can be applied to any project. You’ll come away with samples and notes.
The class is suitable for absolute beginners, those who’ve stumbled along...
Classes for beginners - all the things you need to know before you sew! This workshop covers all the things no-one tells you, to ensure a happy outcome to your sewing project!
We cover everything to get you started: tips on how to choose the right pattern for your shape, what to look for in a fabric, decoding the instruction sheet and pattern pieces - what all the symbols and terminology means, through to laying...
This morning workshop is just about zips… the different types, which to use where and taking the fear out of how to insert them.
Easy to follow instructions give you step-by-step guidance on how to insert three different types of zip: centred, lapped and concealed (invisible) zip. Each student will come away with their own samples and full instructions to refer back to.
Suitable for beginners