The Complete Beginners Guide to Dressmaking

Saturday 8th December


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'.

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 8th December

10am - 4pm


Tutor: Jo Steele

Please call or email to book



Written by Trudy Armstrong — October 23, 2018

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