Events

make elastic waist shorts

Make a pair of unisex shorts with elasticated waist.

Workshop includes all materials, suitable for beginners, adults and teens

Learn to make a pair of shorts  with an elasticated waist – techniques include laying out a paper pattern, cutting out, machine sewing, french seams and hems.

includes materials

 

Teach me to sew

A class designed for complete beginners

– if you’ve just acquired a new sewing machine and want to learn more about it, or if you would start sewing from the very beginning then this class is for you. You will learn to wind a bobbin, thread and how to set up your machine ready for sewing.

You will go through a series of exercises to gain confidence and to perfect your skills before making a simple tote bag.

All materials are included in this class.

Beginners Dressmaking – 6 week evening class

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 what they are doing too – previous items made on evening classes include day and evening dresses, childrenswear, pyjamas, skirts, bags, mens shirts, waistcoats and jackets – what do you fancy making?

 

Runs 6-8pm on tuesdays from 7th may – 11 June