Intermediate Dressmaking Techniques 

All Day Course

Date : Saturday 25th January 2020

Time : 10.00am - 5.00pm

Price : £99.00


This improvers  (intermediate level) dressmaking techniques class is the follow on from our ‘Essential Dressmaking Techniques’ course.

This 4-classes-in-a-day workshop is perfect for confident dressmakers who have been sewing for a while, and  who want to achieve professional results in their garments.

In this all day intensive course, you will learn the following intermediate / advanced garment construction techniques.


Your highly skilled tutor will show you how to complete each task through easy - to understand, step by step demonstrations and then you practice the techniques in class. 


Pro-techniques covered in class:

1. How to insert and sew a zipper fly

2. How to fully line sleeveless dress bodice

3. How to ‘ease in’ a sleeve invisibly

4. Pocket variations

5. How to blind hem your garment

6. How to make a professionally finished buttonhole

7. How to create better seams by reducing bulk.

8. How to sew a shirt sleeve placket

9. Couture finishing techniques

What is included in the price?

  • The use of our fashion studio for the day

  • In depth tuition from an industry professional

  • All tools, equipment and the use of our cutting tables

  • One to one professional tuition when you need it in class - we are right by your side if you get stuck

  • Take home your practice swatches as constructed in class 

  • All technical handouts are yours to take home and keep

  • Help yourself to tea, coffee and sweet treats any time in class

What you will need to bring with you

Your sewing machine in working order (we can hire one if needed for a small fee)

Notebook & pen

Skill level required to join class

This course is suitable for confident sewers who can use a machine unaided, at reasonable speed, and have completed several dressmaking projects successfully to date.

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