Our sewing courses run either long term or short term and designed to teach you all you need to know to start your own project, undertake your own alterations or develop to the next stage and start your own business.

You can choose a course according to your stage of knowledge or development. We also offer a drop in session as and when you need an emergency support

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LONG TERM SEWING COURSES

COMPLETE BEGINNER Sewing Course

 This is course designed for complete beginners who have dreamed of learning to sew but have little or no experience over a 12 weeks period.

Course details:

  • Understanding different type of seam
  • Straight/zigzag
  • Seam allowances
  • Plain seam
  • French seam
  • Add bias biddings as means of finishing raw fabric edges
  • Inset zips different types of zip
  • Ordinary and invisible zips
  • Taking measurements
  • hemming

Looking at the different types of skirts sample

  • Pleats / gathers
  • Side pocket
  • A line
  • circle

At the end of this course you will be required to choose from the list of skirt below to make. Also you will need to bring in a commercial sewing pattern for this project.

  • Gathered skirt
  • Circular skirt
  • Skirt with elastic
  • Pleated skirt

Or any other.

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INTERMEDIATE COURSE sewing Courses

  • Looking at princess line
  • Set in sleeve
  • Drafting standard size block
  • Fitting and alteration techniques

At the end of this course you will be required to choose from the list of sample below to make. Also you will need to bring in a commercial sewing pattern for this project.

  • Kurti Top
  • Shift dress
  • Open kaftan

Or any other of your choice.

This course is a 12 weeks course, 2hrs at £25 per hour.

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SHORT TERM SEWING COURSES

Anybody can take these courses to learn how to sew. You will need to be well equipped. The following is ideal:

  • A Sewing Machine
  • An Embroidery Machine
  • Over-Locker Machine (Serger)
  • A complete sewing kit with needles, thread, scissors, and pattern which we can provide at a cost.

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DROP IN Sewing support

You can drop into the store for support a project at short notice or in an emergency. E.g. if you need to attend a special event and you need to use our machine for a last minute alteration or support to finish a project on time.

  • Drop-in £20 per hour, £35 for 2 hours

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SHORT TERM BIGINNERS Sewing Course

FEES:

  • Course .
  • This can be taken as an intensive course or spread through working days, weekends and evenings. We are very flexible to get the best out of you.

Course details:

INTRODUCTION TO.....£45

  • Types of seams
  • Add bias bindings as means of finishing raw fabric edges
  • Insert different types of zip.
  • sewing straight lines, squares and sewing around curves
  • Introduction to the sewing machine-threading
  • Identifying and rectifying sewing problems
  • Pressing/ironing professionally
  • Using the overlocker for a professional finish
  • Facings-what are they used for
  • Hemming

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After your introductory course, you can choose any of these following projects to help you practise your new skills. You will be supported to complete your project in the projected time but if you need longer to complete the project you may pay for additional support.

Course Costs: £20 PER HOUR OR £35 FOR 2 HOURS

Course No.

Course Name

 

1

FINISHING: CUSIONS COVERS

 

2

ALTERATIONS

 

 

3

TOTE BAGS

 

 

4

LEARN TO SEW MAKEUP BAGS

 

 

5

LEARN TO SEW LAUNDARY BAGS

6

DRESS MAKING ESSENTIALS: UNDERSTANDING DRESSMAKING PATTERNS

 

7

LEARN HOW TO MAKE A CAMISOLE OR NIGHTGOWN

8

LEARN TO SEW A FACE MASK

 

 

9

DRESS MAKING TO COPY YOUR FAVOURITE STLYE

 

 

 

10

SEW A ZIPPER FLY LIKE A PRO

 

 

 

11

LEARN HOW TO MAKE SKIRT USING OR A BLOUSE USING PATTERN

 

 

 

12

LEARN HOW TO MAKE A SHIFT DRESS

 

13

SEW AN APRON OR AND OVEN MITT

 

 

 

 

Please note: COURSES AVAILABLE EVERYDAY AND WEEKENDS

Sign up for our online sewing club to benefit from the above courses.

Opportunity to meet with the pro, Mary E (Me), for one to one class at the store/online.

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