Beginners Garment Construction

Introduction to sewing clothes for absolute beginners. 

If you are interested in learning to sew clothes but don’t know where to start this is the workshop for you.

In the first 5 weeks you will learn how to use a machine and basic sewing techniques, followed by 5 weeks project time making a garment that fits you.
You don’t need to have any equipment or a machine.  If you do have a machine and you want to learn how to use it you are welcome to bring it along.

In this workshop you will learn how to:  

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  • Thread a machine
  • Wind a bobbin
  • Use different functions of the machine
  • Sew and finish seams
  • Insert a Zip
  • Sew Darts
  • Attach a facing
  • Use a pattern
  • Mark and cut fabric
  • Make and fit a garment
START DATE:
Group 1: January 2018
Group 2: January 2018
DURATION:
10 weeks with 1/2 term break
 CLASS TIMES:
group 1 – 10am – 12
group 2 – 6pm to 8pm                                                           
LEVEL: 1 non accredited MAX IN A CLASS: 8
 COST: £140 

Please contact us by email or phone if you wish to attend this course.

Skills needed to take this class… None

Workshop includes…

  • Supporting written information to take home
  • All materials for the 5 weeks of techniques are included in the cost.
  • Use of studio equipment and tools.** (If you need to borrow a sewing machine for this session please let us know when you book.)
  • Tea, Coffee, Juice

Materials required:

  • You will need to purchase a pattern and fabric for your project garment – this will be discussed in class.

You can also read more about what to expect from your class at Centre Front Studio***

*Although most student will complete their project, everyone works at their own pace so if you don’t finish your garment don’t worry because you will go home with the skills you need to complete it.
**Please be sure to read our Terms & conditions. If you have any questions about classes and learning at Centre Front Studio, please contact us or check out our FAQs page