In this Dressmaking Course we are delighted to be able to introduce Anna, the fabulous dress pattern from the independent pattern company, By Hand, London. The school has secured this pattern for students (rrp £14.00) and it is included in the price of the course. You will have your own boxed pattern to use and to keep for making and designing your own unique creation.
This pattern is perfect for sewers with a skills set at Intermediate level and, depending on fabric choice and optional design elements, this can be a casual everyday dress or equally made into a formal gown, day or evening, short or long with or without the addition of sleeves.
If however you have a pattern of your own you would prefer to use, please forward to the school, for approval, a note of the name of the pattern company and number/name of the pattern, at least two weeks prior to the start of the course. It is curcial that the choice of pattern is matched to the skills set for the class.
This is a natural follow on course from the beginners' course or ideal for those wishing to expand their sewing knowledge giving the you the confidence to tackle all but the most demanding of commercial patterns. This course is for students with moderate sewing ability and who can use a basic domestic sewing machine. Given the wide range of processes covered and depending on individual ability and progression through the course, elements of construction may be required to be completed at home, in preperation for the following weeks class, in such an event these processes will be fully demonstrated and explained.
This course will cover among other skills the making and fitting of a toile/muslin, adjusting the pattern to your own measurements, Insertion of bocice lining, pleating, invisible zip insertion, blind heming, topstitching, understitching etc.
Full course prices is £155 a deposit of £35 secures your place, for more details click on the "Book Now" tab.
Southside Sewing School and classes are based at 6 Broom Court, 256 Mearns Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G77 5LX.