Essential Garment Making Techniques | 1: July - August 2024

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A four week class teaching a variety of essential garment making techniques.

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  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • DayTuesday
  • Time9:45am - 12:45pm
  • TutorCatherine Crew
  • BrandColes
  • MonthJuly

Essential Garment Making Techniques

Dates: July 30 and August 6, 13, 20 2024
Time: 9:45am – 12:45pm
Price: £74.00
Tutor: Catherine Crew
Skill level: Suitable for all abilities

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Garment Making Techniques

During the four weekly sessions you will learn a variety of sewing techniques, aimed to take your garment sewing to the next level. The first session will cover sewing box essentials, looking at all the tools available to help you create professionally finished garments. Then you will move onto pockets, seam finishes and zip insertions. Catherine will teach and demonstrate the techniques and you will produce samples to take away for reference!

Equipment Required

• Basic sewing kit, to include dressmaking scissors, pins, tape measure, tacking thread, hand sewing needles, sharp seam ripper, etc.
• Small sharp scissors
• 12” ruler
• Frixion pen or fabric marker
• Polyester sewing thread
• Zips (any length, any colour)
• Scraps of interfacing
• Scraps of lining (any colour)
• Scraps of fabric (any colour)
• A notebook and pen

Optional equipment for owners of Husqvarna machines
• Husqvarna bobbin
• Zipper foot E (this comes with your machine)
• Invisible zipper foot

About the tutor – Catherine Crew
Catherine Crew has been a valuable part of the Coles shop team for over 10 years. Along with being part of our shop floor staff, Catherine teaches overlocker courses for new owners, as well as more advanced techniques for people who have been using their overlockers for longer. Since 2019 Catherine has studied for Level 2 City and Guilds diplomas in Tailoring and Pattern Cutting and gained distinctions in both; she has also completed a teaching course for adults at Nottingham Trent University.
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Availability Places available
Month July
Day Tuesday
Time 9:45am - 12:45pm
Brand Coles
Tutor Catherine Crew