Come along and enjoy gaining dress making skills.
Weeks 1-3 will concentrate on skill building and will cover techniques such as inserting zips, creating buttonholes, adding bias binding, creating darts, sewing on buttons etc. The remaining sessions are then for you to bring along your own projects to work on, with the help and support of our experienced dress maker and tutor Cathie.
We will be able to advise on how to read a pattern, fabric section, altering a pattern to fit you better and potentially some simple pattern drafting. The course is suitable for beginners to dressmaking, but it would be advantageous if you are able to thread a sewing machine or have created a few sewing projects already. If you have not created your own clothes before then you should be able to create a simple skirt or dress over the length of the course.