Garment Construction: Shirts, Blouses & Shirt dresses

This is a techniques based course for anyone interested in learning the skills needed to make shirts, blouses and shirt dresses as well as a range of other garments. During the 5 weeks you will make a toile (sample garment)

This course can be done as a 5 week course or a 3 day intensive to fit with your schedule.

On this course you will learn how to:

  • Create a fully bagged out yoke
  • Attach a collar with a stand
  • Create placket openings
  • Attach cuffs
  • Add buttonholes and buttons
  • Hem curves

You will also:

  • Learn about sources for suitable fabrics
  • How to select fabrics and how they effect the look.

START DATE: 12th January 2024

DURATION: Fridays for 5 weeks

TIME: 6pm – 8.30pm

LEVEL: complete beginners & +


COST: £200

To book onto this workshop please contact us by email or phone with your address, postcode and a contact number

Skills needed to take this class… 

Confident using a sewing machine and experience of making clothes

Workshop includes…

  • Supporting illustrated 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.)

Materials required:

  • None

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**Please be sure to read our Terms & conditions.
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