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July 2018
£90.00

Master Class – Dressmaking

3 July @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Back again for the summer season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery This 4 session  class is aimed at perfecting your skills. session 1 -  3 July  2018- Using Paper Patterns 6-8pm session 2 - 10 July 2018 - Zips and Buttonholes 6-8pm session 3 - 17 July 2018 - Hems and finishing touches 6-8pm session 4 - 24 July 2018  - using stretch fabrics 6-8pm Each session is 2 hours £90 for all 4 session ( or you can book one session at £25) basic machine skills…

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£25.00

Master Class – How to use a paper pattern

3 July @ 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 3rd July 2018 basic machine skills necessary  

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£85.00

Dressmaking – 50s style Skirts

10 July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Make a fab 50s style 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 to go on to make more skirts in any size…

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£25.00

Master class- Zips & Buttonholes

10 July @ 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. £25 per person all materials included basic sewing machine skills required   Part…

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£35.00

Make Baby leggings

17 July @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and learn how to work with stretch jersey fabric and make a cute pair of baby leggings. Anna will show you how to sew jersey with a traditional sewing machine and an overlocker. All materials included  

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£25.00

Dressmaking master class – Hems & Finishing touches

17 July @ 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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£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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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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