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Make a Merchant & Mills dress in a day!

Yes you heard it right, make a dress in a day, using the wonderful Merchant and Mills patterns.

Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. which one do you fancy making?

Price includes the pattern but not the fabric. You can purchase in store (don’t forget to get those loyalty card stamps) or bring your own.

This class is designed for those who are familiar with dressmaking and confident sewers

Dressmakers master class

New this season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery

This 4 session  class is aimed at perfecting your skills.

session 1 –  2 January 2018- Using Paper Patterns 10-12pm

session 2 – 2 January 2018 – Zips and Buttonholes 12-2pm

session 3 – 9th January 2018 – Hems and finishing touches 10-12pm

session 4 – 9th January 2018  – using stretch fabrics 12-2pm

Each session is 2 hours

£90 for all 4 session

( or you can book one session at £25)

basic machine skills necessary

Sew a little Girls Party dress

Its nearly Christmas! lets Make a party dress, for a little girl age 1-5

all materials included

please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line.

Take home a finished dress and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern, bias binding and inserting a concealed zip.