The Next Step.........


If you have completed one of our beginner classes or can already use a sew ing machine but want to develop your technical skills further, it time for the ' next step'. During this 3 hour session you will
l accomplish all the essential processes that you need to start dressmaking in class you will learn and practise the techniques and produce small samples. It will also give you the skill set needed to join one of our Introduction to Dressmaking Classes.

This is a Beginner Plus class. You must have used a sewing machine before.

You will learn

Lay up,and cut a pattern

Notches, grain line and seam allowances

Straight Darts

Insert a channel zip

Finishing edges

Three Types of pleats

Piping and Gathering


This class is suitable for those who have taken our complete beginner classes or already know how to set up a sewing machine and make simple projects but are looking to try dressmaking for the first time.

What's included
All materials and equipment and refreshments are provided

All classes are small to,ensure maximum (3) teacher attention

Class time 10.00 am to 1.00 pm or 2.00 to 5.00 pm
Cost £40