Events

Dressmaking Master class – Working with Stretch fabrics

Join dressmaker Anna Vickery for an masterclass in working with stretch fabrics.

This 2 hour class will allow you to feel happy working tricky fabrics such as jersey

*Part of the Dressmaking masterclass series

 

basic sewing machine skill required

Dressmaking Help! 1-1 session

Stuck with a pattern? struggling with fitting? How about a 1-1 with Anna. Spend 2 hours (or more) sorting out those tricky dressmaking problems. Or if you never used a paper pattern before and want some advice and techniques a 1-1 will give you that personal attention.

Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers.

Get that christmas dress finished for the big day!

Bring a friend £45 each

Teens with Machines club – Guest Tutor

Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.30-12.30am with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £20 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £50 (please call the shop to book with this offer)

 

Dec  club will be run by guest tutor dressmaker Anna Vickery.

 

£20 per session all materials included

please contact the shop for more information on future sessions

 

Dressmaking master class – Hems & Finishing touches

Time to finish off those half done projects! A crash course in seams, hems and edge finishes, bring a notebook…

This short class starts with a ‘show and tell’ of samples and discussion of when and where to use them and then allows you the opportunity to practice some of the techniques.

Includes French seams, Bias binding, Blind and invisible hems, Rolled and Pin hems, hems on stretch fabrics, jeans hems and more. Hand and machine sewing.

Suitable for beginners, those needing a refresher and students.

materials not included

basic sewing machine skills required

**Part of the Dressmaking master class series

Dressmaking UFO’s! 1-1 session

Stuck with a pattern? struggling with fitting? How about a 1-1 with Anna. Spend 2 hours (or more) sorting out those tricky dressmaking problems. Or if you never used a paper pattern before and want some advice and techniques a 1-1 will give you that personal attention.

Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers.

Get that christmas dress finished for the big day!

Bring a friend £45 each

Dressmaking Master class 2- Zips & Buttonholes

Why is everyone scared of inserting concealed zips and sewing machine buttonholes?!

Set aside a couple of hours to practice these sewing essentials and leave with your own samples of the techniques and clear photographic notes to refer to.

You’re welcome to bring your own machine, please check you have buttonhole and double sided/adjustable zip feet attachments. Workshop suitable for beginners or those needing a refresher class.

£25 per person

all materials included

basic sewing machine skills required

 

Part of the master class series book all 4 for £90

 

Dressmaking Master Class – How to use a paper pattern

Dressmaker Anna Vickery will show you how to work with a paper pattern. During the 2 hours you will learn markings, techniques, cutting and placing.

**part of the Dressmaking Masterclass Series starting 27 November 2018

basic machine skills necessary

 

Dressmaking – Master Class (4 sessions)

Back again for the  winter season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery

This 4 session  class is aimed at perfecting your skills.

session 1 –  27/11/2018- Using Paper Patterns 12-2pm

session 2 – 4/12/2018 – Zips and Buttonholes 12-2pm

session 3 –  11/12/2018 – Hems and finishing touches 12-2pm

session 4 –  18/12/2018  – using stretch fabrics 12-2pm

Each session is 2 hours

£90 for all 4 session (*discounted)

or you can book one session at £25

basic machine skills necessary

Teens with Machines club – Christmas decorations

Our brand new Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.30-12.30am with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Starting with basic machine skills in the first 3 sessions.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £20 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £50 (please call the shop to book with this offer)

 

Make a Autumn cape

Dressmaker Anna Vickery takes you through the step to make this lovely Cape in a day. The lined cape with button fastening is perfect for popping over your shoulders on a cool evening when you don’t want to take a coat or need to add another layer

Teens with machine experience welcome

 

basic machine skills needed