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September 2018
£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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£35.00

Beginners Hand Embroidery

29 September @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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This beginners class is great for those wishing to learn hand embroidery or those who would like to fine tune their skills. Tutor Paula will take you through the different stitches, to create different styles and patterns. Find out more about this beautiful technique. A great class for those wishing to pick up a hobby that can be transported easily or want to personalise their projects. All materials and refreshments included.

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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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£45.00

Beginners Roman blinds

3 October @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Need to update those windows? Cant find the fabric you like? Why not make your own blinds. Roman blinds are simple and effective and work really well with small windows. This workshop shows you how to make a blind by working on a sample size approx 25cm x 30cm. You will be shown how to measure, cut and line the blind. Add doweling rods, cord and velcro. You will then be able to apply this technique to your own blinds at…

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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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£35.00

NEW – Drawstring Bags

10 October @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Vickie with this new workshop.  make a drawstring bag in a choice of millie moon fabrics with Drawstrings All materials included refreshments provided

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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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£10.00

DIY sewing machine service

16 October @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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have you given your sewing machine a hug lately? They work so hard for us, we really put them through it. When was the last time it had a service? Join Anna as she shows you how to do a mini service. This will help your machine to run smoother and show it how much you appreciate it. Bring your own machine

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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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