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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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£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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£90.00

Make a Merchant & Mills dress- 2 week evening class

25 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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October 2018
£58.00

New – Denim / corduroy Autumn skirt workshop

2 October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Anna for a skirt making workshop with a difference. No paper patterns! learn how to make a skirt using your measurements alone. Once you have made one you will make many more! sew easy! this workshop includes a choice of denim or corduroy fabric to make a heavier weight winter skirt, but can be made in any of our fabrics with a small additional cost. Make a skirt in a day!   basic sewing machine skills required, please be…

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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

2 October @ 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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£60.00

Make a child’s dress or Shirt

9 October @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Choose to make a dress or shirt from one of Annas patterns, (age 1-5years) and let Anna guide you through the making process. materials included please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line. Take home a finished garment and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern

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£20.00

Mending and Alteration Skills

16 October @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Dressmaker Anna as she teaches you simple techniques to save the loved old faithfuls.

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£135.00

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

16 October @ 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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