Tutor: Sylvia Downton
Half day course: 10am - 12.30pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own clothes but you just don’t know where to start? This half day course will cover all the basics you need to know and understand before you start sewing. We will cover:
Making the best choices when it comes to fabrics and colours to suit you
How to take your own measurements
Which garments are best for beginners
Choosing the best pattern for your shape and style
How to read a commercial sewing pattern
How to make simple alterations to ensure that all important fit
By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to choose the right patterns and fabrics to begin your dressmaking journey.
This course is suitable for the complete beginner and for those looking to refresh their knowledge.
You will need:
Pencil and notebook
Book this course together with “Getting to know your sewing machine” for £80 for the day. Click here to book both.