WORKSHOPS & COURSES

At Centre Front Studio you can learn how to sew and pattern cut from our tutors with experience within the fashion industry from design & development through to production.

We focus on teaching you the couture and industrial skills needed to achieve professional looking garments at home. The environment and teaching style at Centre Front Studio is informal and relaxed making it a great place to sew surrounded by like minded people

If you and a friend would like us to run a class that we haven’t got dates for yet please get in touch

We have a range of courses & workshops for all levels as well as private tuition and sewing bees.

Scroll down to browse through the upcoming workshops or click the links below to jump to what interests you the most.

Upcoming workshops & Courses

Starts Monday 8th January- Evening course

Starts Friday 12th January – Evening course

16/17/18th January – 3 day Intensive

27th January – Morning Workshop

Starts Monday 12th February – Evening course

10th & 17th February – Workshop 2 mornings

24th February, Saturday Morning

Starts Tuesday 27th February- Evening course

Beginners Workshops and Courses

The Introduction to Sewing Workshop is suitable for complete beginners and is great if you just want to learn the how to use a machine and some basic skills or want to try out sewing without commiting to a longer course.

If you want to sew clothes and are a complete beginner or want to refresh old skills our Beginners evening course or daytime intensive are the best to start with.

Beginners garment construction

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Christmas Intro to Sewing Workshop

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Beginners Plus Workshops and Courses

If you have made simple garments, such as skirts and pyjama bottoms, and are looking for the next step up our Beginners Plus courses are for you

Improvers garment construction

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Freestyle Sewing Class

5 week evening course

Sewing Surgery Workshop

1/2 day session

Overlocker Workshop

1 day workshop

Buttons & Buttonholes Workshop

1 evening workshop

Zippers Workshops Part 1

1 evening workshop

Christmas Eco Bag Workshop

1/2 day or 1 evening workshop

Intermediate Workshops & Courses

Are you ready to progress with your sewing? If you are confident sewing a range of garments and want more of a challenge these courses & workshops are for you.

Basic Stretch – Sweats, T’s & Leggings

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Trousers & Jeans Construction

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Shirts, Blouses & Shirtdresses construction

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Freestyle Sewing Class

5 week evening course

Sewing Surgery Workshop

1/2 day session

Overlocker Workshop

1 day workshop

Advanced Overlocker Workshop

1/2 day workshop

Pattern Hack Workshop

2 x 1/2 day workshops

Advanced Workshops and Short Courses

These workshops & courses are for home sewers who want to develop their skills to the next level but are finding that many courses available are too basic

Sewing Surgery Workshop

1/2 day session

Freestyle Sewing Class

5 week evening course

Pattern Cutting Workshops and Courses

Learning to pattern cut will allow you to create you own patterns to fit as well as adapt commercial ones.

A good introduction is our pattern hack workshop which allows you to create a pattern from an existing garment without taking it apart or damaging in in any way – great for you favourite items and vintage clothing.

Pattern Hack Workshop

2 x 1/2 day workshops

Pattern Cutting – The Skirt

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Pattern Cutting – The Bodice

5 week course or 3 day intensive

Pattern Cutting – The Trouser

5 week course or 3 day intensive