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Wednesday x 6 weeks 13th, 20th & 27th September, 4th, 11th &18th October 2023 18.30-21.30

Class Description

Tutor: Caroline Dates Available: Wednesday 13th September - 18th October 2023 This class runs for 6 weeks every Wednesday Time: 18:30 - 21:30 / £180 This course is for you, if you would like to make a garment of your choice but are not sure where to start. Over the 6 week course we will be there every step of the way to guide you to the perfect finished article. You must be confident in using a sewing machine to do this course. AIMS OF THE COURSE To teach you all the skills you need to become confident with dressmaking • Learn how to measure yourself • Read & cut out a commercial pattern • Learn how alter a commercial pattern to your requirements • Understand terms used • Cut your fabric correctly • Methods of putting your garment together • Tips on which seams to use and where • Correct pressing techniques Materials needed: *You will need to bring a pattern of your choice, if possible please choose a multi size pattern. Commercial pattern sizing tends to work out smaller than dress sizes of readymade clothing so please check to ensure your basic measurements fall within the size range on the pattern. (Please visit our blog for how to measure yourself correctly) *Thread to match. *Any other notions (zips etc listed on the pattern envelope) *Fabric The correct amount of fabric required for your chosen design (this will be charted on the back of your pattern, If your measurements span sizes buy enough for the larger size) We can provide sewing machines but would prefer you to bring your own if possible. Refreshments: Tea, coffee and delicious cake are included in your lesson.

  • 180 British pounds
  • 1 Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6EA

Contact Details

01572 827974

1 Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6EA, UK

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