Our 'Sew Technical' course is the ultimate introduction to dressmaking for the complete beginner

Jo will guide you step by step through all the techniques you need to know to make your own garments, you will make samples which you can take home and refer to as your very own 'user guide'.

Over the two sessions you will learn how to:-

  • thread and use a sewing machine
  • sew open, french and run & fell seams
  • hem a garment both hand and machine
  • apply interfacing
  • shape a garment with darts & pleats
  • machine gathering
  • sewing and finishing curved seams (layering, grading and clipping)
  • understitching and top stitching
  • fastenings - button holes/inserting a zip

Saturday 30th September

10am - 4pm


Tutor : Jo Steele

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Written by Trudy Armstrong — September 15, 2017


Maggie :

A brilliant course. I really enjoyed it and learnt loads. Jo is a great tutor, explains techniques well and because of her calm manner I felt confident to have a go. The course was well organised, good venue, euipment and friendly people. Thank you.

April 18 2015

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