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January 2020

Make any pattern from the Anna Vickery children’s wear range in a day

28 January @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
£50.00

Choose to make any of Annas children's wear patterns, (age 1-5years) and let Anna guide you through the making process. It could be a dress, pinafore, shirt, shorts, waistcoat or pjs Pattern is included but NOT MATERIALS 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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February 2020

Dressmaking skills session – Hems & Finishing touches

4 February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£25.00

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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**NEW** Dressmaking Club with Anna Vickery

11 February @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£30.00

  New for the new year, Anna is starting a dressmaking club These session will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month 10-1pm You can bring any dressmaking project to work on or choose one of Anna's project sheets to get you going.   1 session £30 or book 3 sessions for £75  

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Dressmaking Skill session – Working with Stretch fabrics

18 February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£25.00

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 skill share sessions basic sewing machine skill required book one for £25 or book 4 for £90

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Make Baby leggings

25 February @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£35

Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and learn how to work with stretch jersey fabric and make a cute pair of baby leggings. Anna will show you how to sew jersey with a traditional sewing machine and an overlocker. All materials included make leggings in either a size 6-9 months or 12-18months

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March 2020

Dressmaking skill sessions – Fit & Tweak Paper patterns

3 March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£25.00

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. Part of the dressmaking skill share sessions £25 per session or book  4 for £90  

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Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

3 March @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£55.00

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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**NEW** Dressmaking Club with Anna Vickery

10 March @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£30.00

  New for the new year, Anna is starting a dressmaking club These session will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month 10-1pm You can bring any dressmaking project to work on or choose one of Anna's project sheets to get you going.   1 session £30 or book 3 sessions for £75  

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Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

10 March @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£55.00

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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Dressmaking skills sessions – Reverse Pattern Cutting, Make a pattern from your favourite top!

17 March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£25.00

  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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