Complete Dressmaking Garment Construction Workshop for Beginners | 6 Week Course
Would you like to learn how to make clothes from a paper pattern? Are you bemused by all the marks on the tissue and the sewing terminology? Could your sewing do with some guidance? Then the Complete Dressmaking course is for you!
During this class you will construct a finished garment of your choice from a pattern. Maria will help you achieve a professional finish by teaching you skills and techniques such as:
- Cutting from a pattern
- Making adjustments for a perfect fit
- Inserting zips
- Inserting sleeves
- Collars and facings
- Finishing seams and hems
- Using the overlocker
. . . and lots lots more!
About your Teacher:
As well as being an incredible designer, pattern cutter and seamstress Maria Pulley is also an excellent teacher, who's passion for sewing is infectious. She totally loves the whole process of creating a garment, from the concept through to the craft of making it.
Maximum class size of 6.
As well as material, you will need to provide a pattern that you wish to make. We stock New Look and range of independent designer patterns. If you need any guidance choosing a pattern to match your ability, then please pop in for a chat or give us a call.
This is a 6 week, half day course.
Starting on Monday 4th February - finishing on Monday 1th March.
Starting on Friday 28th June - finishing on Friday 2nd August.
Starting on Monday 23rd September - finishing on Monday 28th October.
We also offer an intensive 3 full day course.
Workshops are held in our colourful and cosy studio, above the shop. There is lots of space to spread out and a separate chill out area to have a break. The shop is located in central Chichester, about a 10 minute walk from the train and bus station. The closest car park is The Cattle Market.
Clothkits Ltd, 16 The Hornet, Chichester, PO19 7JG
Tel: 01243 533180
FREE delivery on all orders within the UK over £45!
Standard Delivery UK – £3.95
Express Delivery UK – £10.95
Next day delivery for orders placed before 1pm Monday – Thursday. Orders received on Friday before 1pm will arrive with you on Monday. Orders placed over the weekend will be sent on Monday to arrive on Tuesday. Please bear in mind that we do not open on Bank Holidays. This service is trackable, and will require a signature.
Europe – £7.25
Royal Mail International Standard Shipping – 5 – 14 working days depending on the location. For urgent European orders please contact us first. Not trackable.
Rest of the World
Small Parcels Less than 0.49kg £9 (approx 1 or 2 kits)
Medium Parcels 0.5 to 0.99kg £15
Large Parcels 1 to 1.99kg £30
Heavy Parcels 2kg + £65+
Royal Mail International Standard Shipping – 5 – 14 working days depending on the location. For urgent International orders please contact us first. Not trackable.
Please review to our International Sales Policy before placing an order.
If you are placing a large order and would like your package to have insurance, please contact us before ordering for a quote. The cost will depend on the package and the location.
Sewing Machine Delivery
Sewing machine delivery is FREE within the UK, excluding Highlands and Islands.
The courier surcharge is approximately £25.
Unfortunately we do not ship sewing machines internationally.