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EMMA MORRISON DRESSMAKING

Emma Morrison Dressmaking is a small and friendly teaching provider, and was founded by Lead Tutor Emma Morrison . It is our mission to make the skill of sewing and dressmaking accessible to all. Different ages of students are taught, from the age of 10 years to adult and all skill levels are catered for.

Emma Morrison works alongside a team of freelance tutors called "Creative Inspirations Tutors", selected for their ability to inspire, enthuse and motivate the students through patient and friendly teaching. The creative skills and talents of our tutors are wide and varied and they are located within a large geographical range around London and Greater London.

If you are interested in tutoring at Emma Morrison Dressmaking, please email us attaching your CV and a letter explaining what you can offer in terms of skills and experience. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Emma Morrison Dressmaking training courses

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NEW ! Duke of Edinburgh Award - sewing skills for candidates - suitable for all Awards (Bronze, Silver, Gold)

There has been much demand recently for sewing skills from individuals undergoing the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. Sewing is a great skill to have because: once learned, it can last a lifetime it is creative and therefore you can make something unique to wear or use it helps you concentrate in other areas of life It can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety (caused by exam stress, for example) It makes a practical alternative to academic subjects You can save money by recycling clothes and soft furnishings You can contribute to the environment in a positive way through taking part in upcycling activities (eg: upcycling your wardrobe) You have the potential to earn pocket money through selling your creations to friends and family Sewing comes under the Skills section of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 12 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Sewing Machine Skills Lesson - Fastenings

This workshop has been specially created to provide a great deal of useful information in a short amount of time. During the first half of the lesson you will be taught how to use the sewing machine, including: thread-up wind the bobbin straight stitch, reverse (lock stitch) corners and curves.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Handmade by You: Clothing for a Child

Depending on your level of previous knowledge and skills of dressmaking, and the age of the child you have in mind, you will make a garment from a paper pattern and at the end of the lesson you will have made a delightful gift for a son, daughter, niece, nephew or grandchild. The item of clothing will be a simple skirt/pyjamas or top and you can provide your choice of fabric.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Full time
Paper Patterns and Garment Preparation (Part 1)

Suitable for All Levels This 3 -hour workshop is a pre-requisite for all students on clothesmaking courses but also a perfect stand-alone workshop for those requiring to understand the commercial paper pattern more fully. Students booked onto clothesmaking courses may take this workshop at any time or venue prior to commencing their course, but need to contact Emma Morrison Dressmaking beforehand for advice about fabrics.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time evening | Part time
Handmade by You: How to Make Boxer Shorts

An opportunity for ladies to gain their sewing machine "drivers' licence" and learn the techniques and skills to make a fabulous pair of boxer shorts. Learn how to use the sewing machine too! Focussing on boxer shorts, this workshop will teach you the fundamentals of laying out pattern pieces, cutting fabric and using a machine.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Full time
  • Timetable: Last Wednesday of the month
Sewing Machine Skills Lesson - Hems and Casings

This workshop has been specially created to provide a great deal of useful information in a short amount of time. During the first half of the lesson you will be taught how to use the sewing machine, including: thread-up wind the bobbin straight stitch, reverse (lock stitch) corners and curves.

  • Duration of training: 2 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Dressmaking One-to-one tuition

One-to-one dressmaking tuition is perfect for both beginners and more experienced sewers. It is a convenient choice for those for whom classes would not work due to work or family commitments.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Exclusive One-to-one Tuition for Sewing Machine Skills

how to use a sewing machine in an exclusively one-to-one tutorial and learn the skills to kick-start your hobby making clothes or soft furnishings. Feel free to ask any questions you like.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Intensive Beginners Dressmaking (Parts 1 & 2)

This is an intensive course for those who prefer to learn new skills quickly or who simply do not have the time to make a long commitment. This is a Beginners Level course, over two days, not necessarily consecutive, and includes Part 1 with Part 2 of the full course so there is no need to book on the Paper Patterns workshop.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Part time day
Exclusive Beginners Sewing Machine Skills near Windsor Castle

Do you own a serving machine but not sure how to use it? Maybe you have acquired a sewing machine from a family member? Or perhaps you have a sewing machine gathering dust in your attic? Whatever the reason, Book your place on this exclusive sewing machine lesson for complete beginners. All are welcome to participate whether you have your own machine or not .

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2.5 hours
  • Study mode: Part time evening