In this Garment Construction Course we are delighted to be able to offer a range of patterns including Anna, the fabulous dress pattern from the independent pattern company, By Hand, London. All patterns are included in the price of the course. You will have your own pattern to use and to keep for making and designing your own unique creation.
These choice of patterns are perfect for sewers with a skills set at Intermediate level and, depending on fabric choice and optional design elements, these can be a casual everyday dresses or trousers, or equally made more formal for day or evening, with adaptations to allow you to create your own individual style.
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, we shall then order this in pdf format and supply it for you.
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 slight to 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 Rosina Cottage, 73 Main Road, Fenwick KA3 6DU