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July 2017
£45.00

Make a drawstring patchwork bag

22 July @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Summer is coming, off to the beach, on a picnic, day trip? What you need is a fab and fun drawstring bag made of beautiful patchwork fabric. Join Kelly to learn the craft of patchwork and turn it into a large drawstring bag. A Great gift idea Materials not included. List of materials will be given upon booking. basic sewing machine skills required  

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£50.00

Teach me to sew

23 July @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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 envelop cushion cover. All…

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£40.00

T shirt transformation dress

25 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Transform a T-shirt or vest into a dress. You will need to bring along a t-shirt or vest and the fabric for the skirt part of the dress and Anna will help you make the transformation. Perfect for teens with machine experience or adults too.  

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£60.00

2 week class – Make a made to measure Skirt

29 July @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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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August 2017
£60.00

Dressmakers master class

22 August @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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New this season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery This 4 week evening class is aimed at perfecting your skills. week 1 -  22nd August - Using Paper Patterns week 2 - 29th August - Zips and Buttonholes week 3 - 5th September - Hems and finishing touches week 4 - 12th September  - using stretch fabrics Each session is from 6-8pm £60 for all 4 session ( or you can book one session at £20) *Materials not…

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£20.00

How to use a paper pattern

22 August @ 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 22nd August basic machine skills necessary  

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£20.00

Mastering Zips & Buttonholes

29 August @ 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. materials not included basic sewing machine skills required   **part of the Dressmaking…

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September 2017
£20.00

Hems & Finishing touches

5 September @ 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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£20.00

How to use Stretch fabrics

12 September @ 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 22nd August Bring your own fabrics basic sewing machine skill required

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£120.00

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

26 September @ 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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