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January 2018
£90.00

Dressmakers master class

2nd January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 session  class is aimed at perfecting your skills. session 1 -  2 January 2018- Using Paper Patterns 10-12pm session 2 - 2 January 2018 - Zips and Buttonholes 12-2pm session 3 - 9th January 2018 - Hems and finishing touches 10-12pm session 4 - 9th January 2018  - using stretch fabrics 12-2pm Each session is 2 hours £90 for all 4 session ( or you can book one session at £25) basic machine…

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£25.00

How to use a paper pattern

2nd January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 2nd January 2018 basic machine skills necessary  

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£25.00

Mastering Zips & Buttonholes

2nd January 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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.   basic sewing machine skills required   **part of the Dressmaking master class…

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£25.00

Hems & Finishing touches

9th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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£25.00

How to use Stretch fabrics

9th January 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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 2 jan 2018 Bring your own fabrics basic sewing machine skill required

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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

9th January 2018 @ 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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£65.00

Make a winter cape

16th January 2018 @ 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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£135.00

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

16th January 2018 @ 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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£35.00

Make Baby bloomers

23rd January 2018 @ 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)

23rd January 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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