Elsie Trousers Dressmaking Workshop
Do you want to get into making your own clothes but would like a bit of help and guidance? Why not come and make the Elsie loose fitting cropped or full length trousers with two big side pockets, front pleats and elasticated back waistband. Wear with optional tie belt and back pocket.
About your Teacher:
Fiona Hesford is a fashion textile designer who has been working in the fashion industry for over 20 years. She has a passion for fabric, colour and pattern and making clothes and is a regular contributor to Love Sewing and Sew magazines with dress patterns and general sewing projects.
Fiona is the creator of our hugely popular 'Make Your Mother Proud' sewing workshops that teach complete beginners and improvers how to sew.
Maximum class size of 5.
Ideal for beginners to dressmaking or for those with a bit more experience, who would like to sew in good company!
You will need provide between 2m - 3m of material (depending on size, see image for exact requirements), a reel of matching thread, 50cm (40mm wide) elastic and 20cm of fusible light weight interfacing.
Ideal fabrics are linen, linen mixes, medium weight viscose or any drapey fabric.
Your hip and waist measurements need to be supplied prior to the workshop so that a pattern may be provided, please ask a Clothkits assistant if unsure.
1 full day.
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+
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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.