Become confident in your dressmaking skills with our beginner and intermediate classes.
Work at your own pace, on your own project in our premium dressmaking class.
Learn professional techniques and create beautifully finished garments.
Somerset (UK): Sat 13th & Sun 14th Oct, 10:00-16:00
Are you relatively new to sewing but want to learn dressmaking techniques?
Expand your knowledge and learn to make a professionally finished garment at our Beginners Dressmaking class. During the course, we will cover how to follow a dressmaking pattern, choose the correct size, how to cut out and prepare fabric to make a skirt with an invisible zipper and your choice of facing or waistband.
Class includes a Made to Sew pattern, with a choice of Hallie (straight skirt), Mercer (pencil skirt), Carta (A-line skirt) or Ava (box pleat skirt) with individual techniques covered depending on the pattern you choose.
Come along, get inspired and create a beautiful garment you can be proud of.
Somerset (UK): Sat 13th & Sun 14th Jan, 10:00-16:00
The Intermediate Dressmaking class is perfect for those who have attended Beginners Dressmaking or anyone who wants to improve their dressmaking skills.
Become confident in professional dressmaking techniques and finishes; working with a Made to Sew pattern learn skills such as how to insert an invisible zipper, introduce sleeves, perfect a neckline facing, or add binding to a neckline or armhole.
If you’re already creating that perfect couture collection in your head then join us and we’ll help you expand your skills professionally.
Oxfordshire (UK): Sat 25th & Sun 26th August, 10:00-16:00
Somerset (UK): Sat 8th & Sun 9th Sept, 10:00-16:00
Oxfordshire (UK): Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Sept, 10:00-16:00
Somerset (UK): Sat 6th & Sun 7th Oct, 10:00-16:00
Oxfordshire (UK): Sat 27th & Sun 28th Oct, 10:00-16:00
Somerset (UK): Sat 17th & Sun 18th Nov, 10:00-16:00
Oxfordshire (UK): Sat 24th & Sun 25th Nov, 10:00-16:00
The Premium Dressmaking class is all about you; you can learn what you want, when you want and cater the class to your own personal learning desires. Bring along a pattern and project of your choice and get the help needed to improve your dressmaking skills, fitting and finishing techniques.
Students are taught on an individual basis within a small group class, providing a large amount of 1-to-1 tuition and allowing you to pick up tips and techniques from other projects.
Whether you require help fitting garments to your individual figure, sewing with difficult fabrics, making a professional shirt for the first time or constructing your own lingerie, this class will help you to achieve your goals.
It is necessary to have previous sewing and dressmaking experience. Please join our Beginners Dressmaking class if you are brand new to dressmaking to learn the basic skills, or our Intermediate Dressmaking class if you need to brush up or improve your dressmaking skills.