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June 2017
£60.00

Dressmaking 1-1 session

27 June @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Stuck with a pattern? struggling with fitting? How about a 1-1 with Anna. Spend 2 hours (or more) sorting out those tricky dressmaking problems. Or if you never used a paper pattern before and want some advice and techniques a 1-1 will give you that personal attention. Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers.  

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July 2017
£50.00

Get the most from your Overlocker ( private tuition) AM class

4 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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£50.00

Get the most from your Overlocker ( private tuition) PM class

4 July @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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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£120.00

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

4 July @ 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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£40.00

Make a little Girls sundress or T-shirt

11 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Make a sundress, for a little girl age 1-5,  Or maybe a little t shirt materials not included please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line. Take home a finished dress and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern

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£40.00

make Pyjama Shorts

18 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Make a pair of unisex pyjama shorts with Anna Learn to make a pair pyjama shorts, designed to be worn with a plain t shirt or vest – techniques include laying out a paper pattern, cutting out, machine sewing, french seams and hems fabrics not included , basic machine skills required

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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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