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April 2017
£60.00

2 week class – Make a Patternless Skirt

25 April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Make your choice of a wrap, tulip shape, 1950’s style pleated or elasticated waist skirt in a day, using just your measurements – no paper pattern required! Intermediate level – please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line. Learn how to draught straight onto cloth and sew waistbands, seams, hems and depending on which style you choose gathers, pleats, pockets or a concealed zip…… Once you’ve mastered this patternless ’freehand’ cutting technique you’ll be able…

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May 2017
£50.00

Overlocker 1-1 session

2 May @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 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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£40.00

Make a summer cape

16 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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.   Bring you own fabrics basic machine skills needed  

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£60.00

Dressmakers master class

16 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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New this season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery This 4 week evening class is aimed at perfecting your skills. week 1 - 16th may - Using Paper Patterns week 2 - 23rd may - Zips and Buttonholes week 3 - 30th may- Hems and finishing touches week 4 - 6th June - using stretch fabrics Each session is from 6-8pm £60 for all 4 session ( or you can book one session at £20) *Materials not included…

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£20.00

How to use a paper pattern

16 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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 16th MAY basic machine skills necessary  

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£30.00

Make Baby bloomers

23 May @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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How cute are these? Join Anna and learn how to make the cutest little bloomers for baby. Perfect for the summer months Basic machine skills needed Bring your own fabric  

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£20.00

Mastering Zips & Buttonholes

23 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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. materials not included basic sewing machine skills required   **part of the Dressmaking…

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£20.00

Hems & Finishing touches

30 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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,…

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June 2017
£20.00

How to use Stretch fabrics

6 June @ 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 16th MAY Bring your own fabrics basic sewing machine skill required

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