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Adult Sewing IMPROVERS First Skirt

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 2, 2019


This is a great class if you want to start dressmaking this is the perfect UP and develop your sewing skills course and a NEXT STEPS after learning the basics (following one of our Absolute beginners classes or courses or equivalent.

Your stylish skirt can be made in various lengths and has great skill busting options from beginners to improvers will benefit from this class. If you’re feeling rusty this is a great class to get you back on track too.

Skill Level Suitable for those who have some basic sewing experience or want to improve techniques for an improver.

Beginner/Adventurous Beginner/Improver

What you learn:

Understanding and reading commercial paper patterns patterns are perfect as a start on this journey with lovely colourful instructions and simple pattern reading jargon !
Developing your knowledge of garment constriction
Measuring to get correct sizing/along with basic pattern alterations for fit
The right way to lay patterns and cut out (layplans)
Sewing and finishing seams for a professional finish
Hem lines, waistbands and many more tips and techniques from our experts.
Zips where applicable
What you make: A slim line or full skirt in length of your choice mini or maxi !

We Provide:
Equipment and patterns

*TIlly and the Buttons Dominique for BEGINNERS/Simple Sew Button through skirt or NEW look a Line/pencil options

You will need:
Fabric (once you have signed up we will send you the fabric suggestions and requirement information)

Time: courses are 5 weeks check website for dates and times

Class size limited to 8 you may bring your own machine for this class.

Book Here:


March 5
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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