Level 2: suitable for sewers with some sewing experience.


TUESDAY EVENING CLASSES: STARTS SEPTEMBER 19TH 

6.30-8.30pm

NEXT STEPS DRESSMAKING COURSE (4 WEEKS) 7 pm-9 pm. £25 per session.  £85 for all 4 sessions

THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ATTENDED A BEGINNERS DRESSMAKING COURSE.

You can choose a project that you would like to make and bring it along to learn further skills in dressmaking.  This may be inserting a zip, working with stretch fabrics or just something a little more complex than your first project.

Please book your place with a £20 deposit.

 

CURTAIN MAKING WORKSHOP – Saturday 9th and 23rd September. 10-12pm

Come and learn how to measure and make the perfect curtains.  You will spend the morning making a sample curtain AND FABRIC WILL BE PROVIDED.    You will learn how to cut the fabric to size using a window measurement, how to cut and attach a lining , turn up the hem and how to attach the heading tape.

 £25 per session

 

 

 

2CUSHION MAKING WORKSHOPS-

 

 

 

SATURDAY 14TH  OCTOBER. 10 am -12.30 pm

ZIP CUSHION

This is a simple introduction to cushion making.  You will learn how to measure and insert an invisible zip fastening into a simple cushion shape. You will need to bring 1/2 metre of fabric, a zip and a cushion pad (no bigger than 18 x 18 inches)

£25.  Refreshments included

 

 

 

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SEW FOR ME  –  TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS 10-1 pm ( every week).

PAY AS YOU GO CLASSES TO LEARN/IMPROVE ANY SEWING SKILL FROM FASHION TO FURNISHINGS OR JUST PURE FUN! Guidance will be given in choosing suitable fabric prior to booking.

The work space is amazing in the sewing room – a 12 foot waist height cutting table for large projects and 6 sewing machines

  • Bring a pattern and fabric and learn all the processes from pattern laying to finishing off for a professional look.

  • Come to do just a part of or finish off a project. e.g  learn how to insert a zip in a dress, come to do buttonholes on an automatic machine, attach an edge around a quilt etc….

  • Tea and biscuits included in the price

£10 PER HOUR OR £25 FOR 3 HOURS – COME FOR JUST AN HOUR  up to 3 HOURS

 

 

 

 

 

Buttonhole cushion cover -Please call for new dates….

CUSHION WITH BUTTONHOLES.  In this workshop your fears of buttonholes will be completely disbanded! You will learn how to measure the fabric for your cushion then make one step automatic button holes on a cushion. They will look so professional you will want to put buttonholes in everything after this workshop!

 

Piped cushion cover -Please call 07785532353 for the next date

Learn how to make an envelope fastening and insert piping. An extra £5 is charged for this workshop due to the longer session needed. This workshop concentrates on the insertion of the piping/edging. The cushion is made with an envelope fastening which is quick and easy to complete.  You will need to bring 1/2 metre of your chosen fabric, piping, bias tape and cushion pad (no bigger than 18 x 18 inches please!) There may also be an opportunity to make your own bias tape from the matching fabric..

 

Sew a skirt in a day

becky skirt

£60.  BRING YOUR OWN PATTERN AND FABRIC.

This workshop will teach you all the basics of making a simple skirt.  You will be given a choice of  patterns to buy and you will choose your own fabric for either a summer or winter skirt.  You will learn how to read the instructions, fit the skirt, finish the seams, insert a zip, attach a waist edge/band and hem the skirt all in a day!

Lunch can be brought to this workshop although refreshments and light bites will be provided.

Max numbers -4

 

4ROMAN BLIND WORKSHOP. £45. Deposit £10 on booking.

NEW DATES COMING SOON…..

This workshop will teach you how to measure your window, how to line the roman blind, attach the tape, cord and velcro and take home a small completed blind.

Please note: Fabric is provided in this workshop.

Everything you need to complete the blind is included in the price such as rods, tape and velcro.  The instructions can be taken home to allow you to make your own roman blind for any window.

Lunch can be brought to this workshop although refreshments and light bites will be provided.