4 session beginners dressmaking package
Ready to DIY your own wardrobe? Go from being a “dressmaking novice” to a “a sewing queen” in 4 sessions for only £160- A saving of 10% over booking all the classes individually! This course is run either on 4 consecutive weeks in the evenings or over 3 consecutive weekends.
Since Dressmaking skills aren't just for ladies we can tailor this package especially for male sewers. Drop us an e mail for details of our options for the Male sewing projects.
Session 1- 18.30- 22:00 pm OR 10.30 am-2 pm
Make a simple sleeveless top, and learn how to shape fabric with darts and finish off necklines with a facing. See class link for fabric details
Sessions 2 & 3 - 18.30- 21.30pm OR 10.30 am -5.30 pm
Take your dressmaking up a notch making either:- a Simple shift dress with sleeves, OR a gathered skirt.
Session 4- 18.30- 21.30pm OR 10.30 am -1.30 pm
Learn to sew with knits- in this introduction to stretch class, you'll make an easy to sew T shirt, and learn how to finish necklines with a neckband. After this session, you'll feel comfortable sewing with all kinds of stretch fabric either on a regular sewing machine or on an overlocker. See class link for fabric details
All tools, Patterns, and equipment & unlimited tea & coffee are included, just bring the fabric required for each week!
4 sessions over 4 consecutive Mon/Tues Evenings or over 3 weekends- (see ticket box for specifc dates each month)
When & Where
The Thrifty Stitcher
Claire-Louise Hardie is the Sewing Producer to "The Great British Sewing Bee" and Author of "The Great British Sewing Bee- Fashion with Fabric" She's also a professional Costumier and Guest presenter on Create and Craft TV. We offer small sized, friendly sewing classes and courses in Stoke Newington North London.
Our mission is to de-mystify the art of sewing and clothes making, showing you just how easy and fun it can be. We offer a range of contemporary sewing classes, suitable for adults at all levels. Fitting is our passion, and we love to helping students make clothes that fit.
Come and be inspired at our lovely working studio, and leave with a passion for sewing