6 Week Dressmaking Class

6 Week Dressmaking Class

Thursday 18 January, 2018 - Thursday 22 February, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Suitable for: Intermediate Sewing Skills - or have attended a beginners sewing class

Price: £120 or £100 for returning customers

Make any garment you like – a dress, skirt, waistcoat, jacket, trousers whatever you like! – bring along your own pattern or use one of many patterns in the studio.

This dress making class is ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills, you should be comfortable using a sewing machine and have made simple projects such as cushions or bags.

Key skills learned throughout this course;

Measuring, adjusting and pattern cutting
Fabric Properties & grain lines
Seams, garment construction, pleats, darts, sleeves and pockets (depending on pattern and style chosen)
Fitting a concealed zip
Hemming and finishing

Class sizes are kept small to ensure everyone has plenty of attention and guidance and there may be a small amount of homework required each week.

By the end of this course you will have a fabulous made to measure dress, skirt, trousers, jacket etc. and will be able to follow a dress making pattern to make many more clothes for yourself.

Tuesday 18th January – 22th February
£120 or £100 for returning customers


studio 5.10, Edinburgh Palette
Fifth Floor
St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road