What can I hope to learn?

That really up to each individual but these are some of the areas that can be offered.
  • Understanding a commercial dressmaking pattern

  • Dressmaking pattern alteration

  • Simple pattern drafting

  • Sewing techniques and terminology

  • Understanding fibres and fabrics

  • Help with fitting

  • How to use basic equipment, e.g. overlocker, iron, embroidery machine, trims and other accessories etc…..

  • Inspiration for upcycling

  • Making soft furnishings, e.g. beanbags, loose furniture covers

  • Toy making

  • Costume making

  • Making accessories