10 training courses found
A quick brush-up on the basics and then onto using specialist presser feet, twin and wing needles and practical techniques for machine fun and creativity.
Our friendly Sewing Bee caters for all skill levels. Learn the basics of using a machine, choosing patterns and fabrics, or bring your own project and just sew amongst a friendly group.
City and Guilds are committed to teaching high quality practical skills and you can study for pleasure or with a view to employment or self-employment. Courses are taught by Jane White who is qualified with City & Guilds to degree level and has worked as a couture dressmaker and teacher for many years.
This course will introduce the prinicples of making your own dressmaking patterns using your body measurements for a great fit. Jane White of Jane White Couture Tuition a qualified and experienced couture dressmaking will shwo you how to take accurate body measurements, use them to draft garment blocks, make a pattern, construction and fit a calico toile (fitting shell) and how to fit this to you.
Not just for beginners but anyone who wants to return to the basics. Boost your dressmaking confidence and learn how to get a professional finish.
Join our expert tutor Sheena Roberts of Green Man Quilts for a day of expert quilting tuition. Materials included.
City and Guilds qualifications are recognised for their commitment to high quality practical skills and are internatinally recognised. You can undertake the course for pleasure but it is also an ideal way of building skills for employment or self-employment and is a practical, affordable alternative to a degree course.
This 2 day course with get you up and running and using your overlocker confidently and successfully. Day one is basic skills eg threading, needles, tension control, narrow and rolled hemming and sampling specific tecniques for example necklines, day two is your chance to make fabulous garments! The course fee includes materials and fabrics.
During this four day course you will design and make your own version of this timeless classic discovering the techniques that make it unique. We will make and fit a toile before the course starts.
Make a perfectly fitted boned bodice exploring boning, underlinings, seams, lacing and other fastenings.