Our courses are proving really popular so book a place by popping in the shop or calling 0117 9041498.
Each course specifies materials needed, and a basic sewing kit of pins and thread and bobbin is advised on any of the 4 week courses but specilalist equipment is provided.
DROP IN SEWING
Weekdays between 10-4pm
£10 per session
Designed for those with some sewing experience these sessions run on a casual drop in basis. Bring along your own sewing projects to our bright and specifically designed sewing workshop, where we have domestic sewing machines and overlockers for you to use and are on hand to advise and help.
ONE TO ONE
Alternatively book a 1:1 session perfect for complete beginners. We teach you how to thread a machine and the basics of machine sewing, helping to build confidence.
We even throw in a cup of tea or coffee.
Tuesday 4th June 6-8.30pm
£100 includes all specilaist materials
Learn the art of corsetry over this 5 week course, we provide all the specialist materials busks, rivets and boning needed to make a professional quality corset, fitted to you.
The only additional material costs are a metre of cotton outer fabric of your choice, binding and ribbon to finish.
LETS GET SEWING -
Sat 15th June 10-1pm
Suitable for complete beginners learn how to thread a machine and build confidence learning the basic of machine sewing.
GENERAL LEVEL DRESSMAKING
Tues 9th July 6-8.30pm
£65 plus materials
A general level mixed ability group suitable for those with some sewing experience.
Learn how to take measurements, and read dress patterns, following layout plans and instructions with the support of an experienced dressmaker tutor.
You will need to bring along a pattern suitable to your ability and fabric.
LETS GET SEWING LEVEL 2
Thursday 18th July 6-8pm
£50 plus materials
Level 2 is a perfect way to develop sewing skills and build confidence on those tricky things like zips and fastenings. Learn professional finshing techniques and complete a small sewing project over the 3 weeks.
STRETCH KNICKER MAKING WORKSHOP
Sat 20th July 10-1pm
Enjoy a morning learning the techniques involved in making a pair of knickers from cotton jersey or similar fabric, finished by applying colourful stretch lace to make a contemporary 'short' style knicker.
Thursday 8th August 6 - 8.30pm
£65 plus materials
A beginners course in which you learn how to make a simple shift dress. Learn about taking measurements, reading and following a pattern and expanding your sewing techniques.