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March 2019
£25.00

Skill share sessions- Zips & Buttonholes

26 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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. £25 per person all materials included basic sewing machine skills required   Part…

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£50.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

26 March @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 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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April 2019
£25.00

skill share sessions – Hems & Finishing touches

2 April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 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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£90.00

Skill share sessions (x4 sessions) – various dates

2 April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Dressmaking skill share sessions with Anna Vickery - These dressmaking sessions are aimed at perfecting your skills. Sessions on specific techniques, tools and materials. session - Hems and finishing touches session -   Working with paper patterns session -  - working with stretch fabrics session -  Fit and tweak - how to alter paper patterns session - Zips and buttonholes session - how to use my overlocker (1-1 session) £55 ................................................................. Each session is 2 hours £90 for all 4 session (*discounted) or…

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£40.00 - £100.00

**NEW** Dressmaking Open sessions with Anna Vickery

9 April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s) with no end date
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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New for the spring Anna is starting Open Sessions. These session will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month 10-1pm You can bring any dressmaking project to work on or choose one of Anna's project sheets to get you going.   Starts Tuesday 9th April 1 session £40 or book 3 sessions for £100

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£65.00

Make a Simple top

16 April @ 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 simple style top   Price includes all materials,  use of machines and refreshments

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£25.00

Skill share sessions- Working with paper pattern

23 April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 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 skill share sessions basic machine skills necessary £25 per session or book 4 for £90

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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

23 April @ 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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May 2019
£25.00

Skill share sessions – Working with Stretch fabrics

7 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 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 skill share sessions basic sewing machine skill required book one for £25 or book 4 for £90

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£135.00

Beginners Dressmaking – 6 week evening class

7 May @ 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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