5-week Advanced course

On this course you can work on your own choice of dressmaking project. Suitable for those wishing to take their skills, to professional levels. Learn how to take accurate measurements, adjust patterns and make a toile for a perfect fit, techniques for inserting zips, sleeves, pockets, collars etc. This class is suitable for those who have a knowledge of dressmaking and want to gain further techniques to create your own designs.

Classes include group demonstrations as well as individual guidance and support. There is a maximum of three students per class, so everyone gets the help they need. Materials required. Advice and information will be given on booking. Some previous dressmaking skills are required.

What you will do:
Prepare pattern, take measurements and make adjustments to pattern and cut out the dress or top.
Transfer darts and all makings onto the fabric using tailor tacks and nips. remove pattern, sew darts, start to sew the pieces together, neaten all seams, check fit and make any adjustments, insert zip and pocket (if needed).
Apply facing, attach interfacing (if using), insert sleeves (if required), neaten all edges, measure hem and hand stitch the hem, attach the neck fastening hook and eye or button.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the day.

£125 for 5 sessions each session is 3 hours approximately

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