Archive for February, 2011

Bridal and Special Occasionwear

Bridal and Special Occasionwear Learn all about making bridal gowns from Sheila-May, who has been making bespoke bridal gowns for over 30 years and had her dresses feature in various articles, including on the cover of ‘You and Your Wedding’ magazine! Learn the process of construction of gowns, make samples of boned bodices, rouleau buttonholes, [...]

Lingerie Techniques

Have just got home from a very good day learning to use my overlocker. Thank you for your help and expertise. I feel confident that I can now thread my machine and sort the tension. You packed in just enough information and worked at a pace that kept us busy but not overwhelmed. I really [...]

New Dates: Sewing Beautiful Cushions

Beautiful Cushions Join us for this workshop where you will learn how to apply piping and how to make gathers and frills and how to insert a zip. By the end of the workshop you will have made two cushions, one with an envelope closure and the second cushion with a zip closure. You will [...]

New: Advanced Boned Bodices

Advanced Boned Bodices Once you have mastered the basics of making a boned bodice, why not join us on this course to learn so much more. Bodices are used as a basis for bridal gowns, ball gowns and prom dresses as well as being worn as a separate garment. You will learn how bodices are [...]