Sew Capable (4 week course) - Intermediate

Course duration: 4 x 3 hours
Course price: £155
Course materials: £35 (optional)

Course Description:
This is an intermediate sewing course made of 4 x 3 hour sessions running consecutively over 4 weeks. Ideally, you would have already completed our Sew Complete course for beginners. The course is designed for those who know the way around a sewing machine and are ready to start their next sewing projects with more confidence. You need to confidently use a sewing machine, have already made a garment using a commercial pattern and are familiar with sewing classic zip, button holes and rolled hems.

With our help, you'll gain the confidence to apply professional finishing techniques to garments sewn using different type of fabrics.

In this course you will learn how to make the following items:

Day 1
During the first three hour session you will learn how to choose the appropriate fabric, get familiar with the sewing machine (unless you are bringing your own) and make a fully lined make-up bag or a pencil case. For this class you will need to bring along:

Alternatively, you can buy materials and fabric from us for £6 for this class only on arrival.

Day 2
The first half of the class you will spend taking measurements, tracing a pattern for your blouse, understanding all pattern symbols, lay, mark and pin pattern to fabric, cut out and lean different ways of securing your fabric raw edges. The second half of the session you will have the chance to practice top stitching, learn a series of techniques including gathering, hemming, inserting elastics, attaching sleeves and working with bias. Please bring along the following materials:

Sizes 8 - 16

Alternatively, you can buy materials and fabric from us for £17 for this class only on arrival.

Day 3
During this class you will build on the work and skills covers in the last session. You will spend time putting together and completing your blouse and walk away with your brand new creation by the end of the class.

Day 4
During the last week we will be making ¾ or short style pyjama bottoms. This is a fun class where you can master a range of the sewing techniques. You can also choose from kids and man’s pyjama’s pattern if you don’t fancy making one for yourself (please confirm your choice by email prior to the class). Please bring along the following materials:

Sizes 8 - 16

Alternatively, you can buy materials and fabric from us for £14 for this class only on arrival.

All machines, and equipment are provided, although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, you are welcome to. You can buy all materials needed for this course for £35 (available when booking the class). Refreshments and biscuits are included and a glass of wine for all evening classes to help create a seamless atmosphere.

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