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July 2018
£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

24 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Overlocker machines are designed for sewing stretch/knit fabrics, but are also great for getting neat and professional looking edge finishes in home dressmaking/sewing. Have an overlocker you haven’t got to grips with or thinking of investing in an overlocker? Look no further… 1-1 class covers threading your overlocker, settings, functions and troubleshooting. Practice and take home a set of samples of what your machine can do and learn a few tricks along the way. Includes 3 and 4 thread overlocking,…

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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker ( 1-1 session)

24 July @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Overlocker machines are designed for sewing stretch/knit fabrics, but are also great for getting neat and professional looking edge finishes in home dressmaking/sewing. Have an overlocker you haven’t got to grips with or thinking of investing in an overlocker? Look no further… 1-1 class covers threading your overlocker, settings, functions and troubleshooting. Practice and take home a set of samples of what your machine can do and learn a few tricks along the way. Includes 3 and 4 thread overlocking,…

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£25.00

Dressmaking Master class – Working with Stretch fabrics

24 July @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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 starting 3/7/18   basic sewing machine skill required

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£135.00

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

31 July @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Popular 6 week evening class, working at your own pace in a small group make a garment from a paper pattern. Bring along your choice of paper pattern and material (we’re happy to advise and don’t forget to collect loyalty card stamps on materials purchased.) Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers. Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. Get to know the rest of your group and learn from…

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August 2018
£135.00

NEW *** Dressmaking Summer School

14 August @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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New Course -  Summer school with Anna 3 Tuesday Sessions in August 14/8 - 21/8- 28/8 Working at your own pace in a small group make a garment with Annas help. Bring along your choice of paper pattern and material (we’re happy to advise and don’t forget to collect loyalty card stamps on materials purchased.) Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers. Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. Get to…

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September 2018
£40.00

‘Reverse’ Pattern Cutting

4 September @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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  Got an old favourite? Make a pattern from your favourite top. Have you got a favourite top thats seen better days? something such that has a nice fit that you have been trying to recreate? This is the class for you... Learn how to make a paper pattern from an existing garment- find out about shape and symmetry, learn how to transfer seam lines/details and mark seam allowances, notched and hems. Get advice about suitable fabrics and the order…

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£65.00

Make a Kimono top

18 September @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and make a Kimono style top   Price includes all materials,  use of machines and refreshments

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£90.00

Make a Merchant & Mills dress- 2 week evening class

18 September @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Yes you heard it right, make a dress in 2 sessions, 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…

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£40.00

NEW – Fit & Tweak Paper patterns

25 September @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Anna and learn the techniques needed to fit and tweak paper patterns to fit. A great workshop for those who want to take their skills further or for those fed up when nothing ever fits properly Bring your own pattern, we will supply the pattern paper and away you go.    

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