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Sew your own Wardrobe: 4 session Beginner plus Dressmaking Package

Ready to DIY your own wardrobe?

Go from being a “dressmaking novice” to a “a sewing King or Queen” in either  3 or 4 weeks for only £170- A saving of more than 10% over booking all the classes individually!

This course is run either on 4 consecutive weeks on weeknight evenings or over 3 consecutive weekends, or as an intensive full Weekender on Aug 19th & 20th.

Since Dressmaking skills aren’t just for ladies we can tailor this package especially for male sewers. Drop us an e mail for details of our options for the Male sewing projects.

Beginner plus dressmaking package

You must already have learnt to use a sewing machine and made a couple of simple cushions/bags and an simple garment before attending this class. If not then try one of our beginners courses first

Session 1- 18.30- 21.30pm OR 10.30 am -1.30 pm

Make a simple sleeveless top, and learn how to shape fabric with darts and finish off necklines with a binding. (See sleeveless top class link for fabric details)

Session 2 & 3 – 18.30- 21.30pm  OR 10.30 am -6 pm

Take your dressmaking up a notch making either:- a simple shift dress with sleeves, OR a gathered skirt with an invisible zip and waistband OR a classic A line skirt with a facing

Session 4– 18.30- 21.30pm OR 10.30 am -1.30 pm

Learn to sew with knits- in this introduction to stretch class, you’ll make an easy to sew T shirt, attach a neckband and how to finish hems with a twin needle. After this session, you’ll feel comfortable sewing with all kinds of stretch fabric either on a regular sewing machine. See class link for fabric details

Cost: £170 (max number of 5 students per session)
Time: 6.30-9.30 pm on weeknights, 10.30 am-either 1.30 pm or 6 pm at weekends. Arrive on time as session starts promptly!
Materials required: Patterns supplied for all 3 projects, you will need to provide fabric and thread-See booking confirmation for details or click on individual session links for info 
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and snacks provided, along with an awesome playlist of tunes! 

Book for the 4 evenings or  3 weekends extended course version

Book for the single full weekender course version

We reserve the right to cancel if there are less than 2 students booked.
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Hi CL,

Did my first class yesterday (the cute shell top) which was amazing! Really good class, well structured...and I came away with an item of clothing I could really wear!

Many thanks - Steph

Hi Claire- Louise,

I'm still in a bubble of excitement about my shift dress, It was the best training day I've experienced- thank you so much for all the work you put in before, during and after to make it so useful.

With huge thanks - Nicola

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