Dressmaking for Beginners
Intensive 6 hour workshop
This class has been designed
for complete beginners, so no previous sewing
experience is necessary. During this class you
will learn how to thread up and use a machine,
as well as basic sewing techniques to enable you
to construct a simple shirred ruffle skirt.
This course will teach
you how to:
Read and follow pattern instructions
Use basic sewing tools
Lay and cut out fabric
Cut fabric correctly
Thread machine and wind on bobbin
sew simple seams
Shirring and ruffles
Make a skirt
Things you will need:
Shears/fabric scissors, tape measure, thread,
seam ripper and a box of pins. You will also need
to bring with you 2 metres of 150cm wide (60")fabric,
shirring elastic and matching thread.
Suggested Fabrics: Cotton
and cotton blends, georgette, light weight crepe,
light-weight denim, linen and linen blends etc
You may purchase one of our
fabric packs if you are unable to obtain your
own fabric. The fabric pack consists of 2 metres
of fabric, shirring elasitc and thread and costs
||11am - 5pm
The above is only a guide
as to class availability and may not be up to
date. For live information and to find out how
many places are left, please click
here. Please note that we schedule our
classes 6 weeks in advance.
All courses take place at Unit
K103, The Biscuit Factory, Tower Bridge Business
Complex, 100 Clements Road, London, SE16 4DG unless
otherwise stated. The nearest tube station is
Bermondsey on the Jubilee line.
All bookings must be paid for
in full at time of booking. If you do not
wish to pay online, then you may do so by sending
a cheque. Your place will not be confirmed
until the cheque has been received and payment
cleared. Please contact us should you wish
to pay by this method.
All fees are non-refundable
in the event that you are unable to attend.
You may however be transferred onto another course
or to the same course on a different date (subject
to places being available).
Classes are limited to 10 students
and at least 3 students are needed to make a class.
In the event of under-subscription, classes may
be cancelled or postponed. We will give
you as much notice as possible should this happen
and you will be able to transfer to another
course or a receive full refund. We will
not be held liable for any out-of-pocket expenses
incurred as a result.