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April 2018
£40.00

NEW – ‘Reverse’ Pattern Cutting

24 April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Anna for the exciting new workshop. Reverse pattern cutting.   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…

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May 2018
£65.00

Make a Kimono top

1 May @ 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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£135.00

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

8 May @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Popular 5 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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£100.00

2 week class – Make a wrap Skirt

15 May @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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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£90.00

Make a Merchant & Mills dress in a day!

20 May @ 10:00 am - 6:00 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 a day, 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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£60.00

“Prom Queen’ Boned Sweetheart Bodice

29 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a strapless boned sweetheart bodice. Fastens with a zip at the back. Good workshop for 1st attempt at using boning and could then be adapted to make into a dress or add straps. all materials included suitable for ages 14+ machine experience necessary

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June 2018
£65.00

Make a Summer cape

5 June @ 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.     basic machine skills needed  

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£35.00

Make Baby bloomers/shorts

12 June @ 10:00 am - 12:30 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. Basic machine skills needed Bring your own fabric  

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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

12 June @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 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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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

12 June @ 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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