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Beginner 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.

Current evening course is now fully booked and a waiting list is in operation. Contact tutor if you want to be on her waiting list for the next evening course. If you prefer a morning course please email her with your daytime availability. Text or call 07775 993499 or email

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Beginner Dressmaking 2 (Stage 2)


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 for winter 2023/24 to be confirmed

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.

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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.

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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.

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Pattern Cutting for Bodices & sleeves

This comprises 2 weekend workshops aimed at experienced and confident dressmakers and those who have completed the skirt pattern cutting workshops.

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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 2023/24 to be confirmed.

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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 28th and Sunday 29th Oct 2023 from 10am to 3.30pm both days.

Only 2 places left on this course, book now!

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


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!


Helen M

Fab course as usual!”


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!”


Kelly D

“Very good course, I really enjoyed it”


Jacky S D