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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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Beginners Dressmaking – 6 week evening class

17 March @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£135.00

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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Make a Merchant & Mills dress

24 March @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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£90.00

Using your choice of the wonderful Merchant and Mills dress patterns, let Anna help you make the garment from start to finish. 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…

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April 2020

Skills sessions – Mending and Alterations

7 April @ 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 as she teaches you simple techniques to save the loved old faithfuls. Bring along your garments for repair 10% off materials purchases on the day **Part of the SKILL SESSIONS £25 each or 4 for £90   Teens with machine experience welcome 

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**NEW** Dressmaking Club with Anna Vickery

14 April @ 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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Skills sessions – Simple Machine servicing and introduction to Overlocker

21 April @ 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 as she teaches you simple techniques to service your own machine and extend its performance between professional services. Also get an introduction to overlockers, find out more about these machines and what they can do. Please bring your own machine if you can or you can learn the process on ours and take home the information to use on your own.   10% off materials purchases on the day **Part of the SKILL SESSIONS £25 each or 4…

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