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Complete Dressmaking Garment Construction Workshop | 3 Day Intensive.




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!

The next dates for the intensive course are

  • Tuesday 4th - Thursday 6th August.

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.

Class Size:

Maximum class size of 5.


Some sewing experience is advised, but this is a really great course for anyoneهتas you can pick a pattern to suit your ability.


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.

Course Duration:

This course is an intensive 3 full day course. We also offer a 6 week, half 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



Delivery Charges

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.

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