4. Thurs Garment Making AM: June 2-July 7 2020


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  • TutorLorna Keeling

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£78.00 for a 6 week Block
£65.00 for a 5 Week Block

2020 Dates
Block 1: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13
Block 2: Feb 27, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2
Block 3: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21 – 5 Weeks
Block 4: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9

Dressmaking and Garment Making - Thursdays AM
Can’t find clothes to fit? Can’t find styles to flatter? With expert guidance make a garment that will be a perfect fit and have a professional finish. This course is suitable for all abilities, if you are a beginner our tutor will take you through the whole process from how to read the pattern, to how to cut your fabric (accurately!), learning the skills such as darts, hems and inserting zips. For those with sewing experience learn new skills and techniques to take your sewing to another level

Tutor - Lorna Keeling
Lorna has a depth of knowledge in the sewing trade from designing to manufacturing. Lorna has been teaching dressmaking, pattern cutting and related subjects for many years as well as being an exam invigilator. Lorna teaches weekly dressmaking classes as well as short one and two day workshops.

Course Requirements
You will be provided with a Husqvarna Viking sewing machine to use during the class.
Please note we cannot guarantee specific models.

Basic Sewing equipment to include:
Cutting out Scissors
Small paper scissors
Tape measure
Fabric Marker

If you already have a project in mind and have the fabric (and if required a pattern) then bring these with you. If you don’t have a project in mind the teacher will happy to help and advise you.

Dressmaking and patchwork fabrics are available to purchase in the shop, along with all your other sewing requirements with a 10% discount.

If you are attending a dressmaking class you will require a pattern. We stock all the pattern companies and the catalogues are in the shop for you to look at, our staff are happy to give advice if you are not sure. You may want to do this a few days prior to the course or come in a little earlier on the day.