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Beginners Dressmaking 1 (Stage 1)

This course is for those with little prior knowledge of working with a commercial pattern to cut and construct their own clothes that fit. There are 8 sessions on this course, the next course dates to be confirmed.

Tuition fees including materials for making your sample sewing methods are £139.00. You will need to supply materials for making your garment.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you or go to the relevant tab for the Beginner’s Dressmaking course information on this website

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Intermediate Dressmaking (Stage 2)

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This course is for those with some knowledge of working with a commercial pattern, who want to make clothes for themselves that fit.

Next course start date is to be confirmed. Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest.

Course fee is £99.00

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How to Make a Classic Shirt (Intermediate)

This course is for those who are confident with making up simple styles of tops or dresses who wish to attempt a classic shirt for either a man or a woman.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you

Date Monday June 24th 6.30 to 9.00pm for 5 weeks

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Fitted Trouser Making (Intermediate)

This course is for those who are This course is for those who are confident with making up simple skirt styles and wish to attempt making semi tailored ladies classic trousers.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you

Date and venue for next course to be confirmed.

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Improver’s Dressmaking Course

This course is designed to enable confident sewers to build up a portfolio of more advanced dressmaking methods.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you

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Pattern Cutting for Bodices & sleeves

This comprises a weekend workshop aimed at experienced and confident dressmakers and those who have completed the skirt pattern cutting workshops.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you

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Fashion Design and pattern cutting for dresses

This is a weekend course creating a dress block made to measure master pattern from your bodice and skirt blocks, to then adapt it for different dress styles. Participants must have already made their master patterns to be able to join the course. Dates for winter 2024 to be confirmed.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you

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Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting Workshops

These coursers are suitable for A level Dress & Textiles students and undergraduates studying for Fashion degree courses needing more tuition on pattern cutting & design development.

Next weekend workshop for Pattern Cutting Made to Measure Skirt Block is Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October 2024 from 10am to 3.30pm both days.

Text or call 07775 993499 or email mrsjonquilb@gmail.com to register your interest and we will get back to you

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“I absolutely loved this course and really enjoyed learning these new techniques. Thank you so much

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Hannah J (Beginner’s Dressmaking)

“Thank you so much for sharing your expertise and so many tips! I know I needed guidance at every step and you have shown me so much. I have made a lot of progress and feel more confident and have a new dress!

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Helen M

Fab course as usual!”

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Nicky H (Intermediate Stage 2 Dressmaking)

“Absolutely loved the course and love my dress……….still can’t believe I made it!! You’re such a brilliant, patient teacher, your expertise and guidance have been invaluable, thank you!”

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Kelly D

“Very good course, I really enjoyed it”

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