Sewing clothes for children : Sewing children’s dresses courses and classes in Birmingham

 

Sewing children's dresses courseHi everyone, if you have always wanted to make clothes for little girls now is the time to book on a course with Birmingham School of Sewing.  You can attend a class to make  an easy child’s dress. http://www.birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk/…/sewing-clothes…/ If you have any comments I would love to hear from you. Meanwhile, Happy Sewing
p.s. model chose her own tights!

Sewing Children’s Clothes : Sew a skirt and decorate a cardigan : 6.45pm-9.45pm : Wednesday 2nd August 2017

If you have always wanted to make clothes for your children or grandchildren, this is the time to start.  We are offering a wonderful course for people new to sewing clothes.  You will learn lots of skills, as well as making the skirt, with an elasticated waits, you will learn how to sew applique to decorate a cardigan.  All materials and cardigan are provided in the size of your choice.  Click here for more details

Sewing Children’s Clothes : Sew a skirt and decorate a cardigan : 6.45pm-9.45pm : Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Sew Children's Clothes courses BirminghamChildren's A line skirt

A great course for learning how to make children’s clothes.  On this course you will make an easy A line skirt with an elasticated back for a child aged 3 to 7 and you will decorate a top using the applique method to create the matching outfit.  A lovely summer outfit for your little girl.   You will learn:

How to sew an easy A line skirt
How to sew applique
How to cut out a pattern
How to sew a channel for elastic insertion
How to sew a neat hem

You will leave with the skirt you have made, and the top you have decorated.  You will also keep the pattern so that you can use it to make more skirts and decorate more tops.

If you can use a sewing machine you are ready to join us on this course!

When you have booked, please email sheilamay@birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk stating the size of the pattern you require: sizes, age 3 to 7 available.

All equipment and materials including pattern and top

4 places available

3 Places remaining

Bridal, Evening Wear and Prom Dress Sewing Course : Wed, Thurs,Friday 28th/29th/30th June 2017

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You will learn all about making bridal gowns from Sheila-May, who has been making bespoke bridal gowns for over 30 years and had her dresses featured in various articles, including on the cover of ‘You and Your Wedding’ magazine!   The Birmingham School of Sewing, founded by Sheila-May has won an award this year, Best Sewing School UK 2017 for Bridal Wear and Lingerie Courses.   This 3 day course is also an ideal course for those of you who want to make prom dresses and ball gowns.

You will learn:

  • the techniques required for making a boned bodice
  •  why particular interfacings and interlinings are used  in order produce a professional finish
  •  how to apply piping
  • how to make rouleaux loops which are used for threading through the back tie fastening to produce a corset type fastening
  • how to apply invisible zips
  •  how to produce a variety of hemlines for different fabrics and styles
  • fabric bows and flowers are currently very fashionable and you will make samples of a variety of fabric flowers suitable to add to bridal gowns,  corsages and shoe clips.
  • We will discuss fabrics, veils  and much more.

Time: 10am-4pm each day

You can pay for this course in installments.  Please contact Sheila-May for information.

Maximum 6 places available

For further information and to book, click here

Learn how to sew : Learn how to use a sewing machine : Classes and courses in Birmingham

day time absolute beginners (1)absolute beginners course birmingham school of sewingSewing Courses for Absolute BeginnersAbsolute Beginners Class Sewing

If you have always wanted to learn how to sew using a sewing machine the Sewing for Absolute Beginners course  is the course for you.  You will learn how to use a sewing machine, how to sew accurate seams, how to sew corners and curves and you will make a tote bag, all in 3 hours.  We offer both day time courses from 10.30am – 1.30pm and evening courses from 6.45pm – 9.45pm and classes have a maximum of 6 students allowing for personal tuituion.   All equipment and fabrics are included in the course price.    Click here for further information about courses, times and prices.

“Thank you very much for the class last night. I really enjoyed it and learnt a lot and some of it did come back to me! I have a Janome machine which I bought when I booked the class – not as high spec as yours but when I got home I was able to wind the bobbin and thread it really easily and practice the techniques.  I’ve booked 2 more classes.   The Sewing Stretch Fabric Top and Sewing Clothes for Children.  Can’t wait for the next class and in the meantime I’m going to try a simple pattern!”

“ Loved the absolute beginners course. Had never used a sewing machine before and came out with a bag! Loved the course, great teacher and amazing studio!  Thank you Sheila and Nasseem. Will be booking again and recommending

Sewing Courses for Absolute Beginners in Birmingham

 

If you have always wanted to learn how to sew using a sewing machine the Sewing for Absolute Beginners course  is the course for you.  You will learn how to use a sewing machine, how to sew accurate seams, how to sew corners and curves and you will make a tote bag, all in 3 hours.  We offer both day time courses from 10.30am – 1.30pm and evening courses from 6.45pm – 9.45pm and classes have a maximum of 6 students allowing for personal tuituion.   All equipment and fabrics are included in the course price.    Click here for further information about courses, times and prices.

 

“Thank you very much for the class last night. I really enjoyed it and learnt a lot and some of it did come back to me! I have a Janome machine which I bought when I booked the class – not as high spec as yours but when I got home I was able to wind the bobbin and thread it really easily and practice the techniques.  I’ve booked 2 more classes.   The Sewing Stretch Fabric Top and Sewing Clothes for Children.  Can’t wait for the next class and in the meantime I’m going to try a simple pattern!”

“ Loved the absolute beginners course. Had never used a sewing machine before and came out with a bag! Loved the course, great teacher and amazing studio!  Thank you Sheila and Nasseem. Will be booking again and recommending

Award for Birmingham School of Sewing

So pleased to announced

Birmingham School of Sewing has won another award:

Sewing School of the Year 2017 – UK & Award for Excellence in Lingerie and Bridal Wear Courses – UK

 

 

 

 

Learn how to make wedding dresses : Sewing courses

Bridal, Evening Wear and Prom Dress Sewing Course : Wed, Thurs,Friday 28th/29th/30th June 2017

Do you want to learn sewing techniques to enable you to make bridal gowns and prom dresses?  Perhaps you want to learn new sewing skills but not necessarily for  bridal gowns.  On this course you will learn lots of sewing techniques, including couture sewing techniques that you can use with all of your dress making projects.
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You will learn all about making bridal gowns from Sheila-May, who has been making bespoke bridal gowns for over 30 years and had her dresses featured in various articles, including on the cover of ‘You and Your Wedding’ magazine!  This is also an ideal course for those of you who want to make prom dresses and ball gowns.

You will learn:

  • the techniques required for making a boned bodice
  •  why particular interfacings and interlinings are used  in order produce a professional finish
  •  how to apply piping
  • how to make rouleaux loops which are used for threading through the back tie fastening to produce a corset type fastening
  • how to apply invisible zips
  •  how to produce a variety of hemlines for different fabrics and styles
  • fabric bows and flowers are currently very fashionable and you will make samples of a variety of fabric flowers suitable to add to bridal gowns,  corsages and shoe clips.
  • We will discuss fabrics, veils  and much more.

Time: 10am-4pm each day

You can pay for this course in installments.  Please contact Sheila-May for information.

Maximum 6 places available

5 places remaining

Click here to book

Price: £320.00

Easy Sewing Kits : 20% discount limited time

 

If you want to start a sewing project and are confused about what pattern to buy or what fabric will be suitable and how much you then then Stitch Clever have solved the problem for you. Simply look through our kits and choose the one you like.  We have a selection of bag making kits and household accessories including cushions and aprons.   All the kits include a full size easy to use pattern, full step by step instructions on how to make it up, all the fabric and accessories are included except for the thread and the sewing machine! Now is a brilliant time to buy one as, for a short time only, you will benefit from a price reduction.  All kits are reduced by 20%.  Click here to see our kits

Wishing you very happy sewing times

Sheila-May

How to sew Children’s Clothes Course at Birmingham School of Sewing

Congratulations to Martina and Helen on making the children’s skirt and applique cardigans.  They could not believe that they could have made a skirt and appliqued a cardigan in only 3 hours.    They were so pleased at how professional their skirts and embroidery turned out.  After the course they took home the patterns that I had made for them so that they can make more.  Look out for more pictures on the facebook page as they promised to put up photos of their new projects. Well done ladies!

The next course is on Wednesday 2nd August from 6.45pm to 9.45pm.  If you would prefer a day time course please email to let me know.  sheilamay@birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk

 

Half Price PDF downloadable patterns

All downloadable PDF patterns are now half price.  Bag patterns, cushion patterns, tea cosy patterns, draught excluder patterns, all half price.

Click here to see the patterns and use the code APRIL SPECIAL to receive your half price discount.  Hurry as offer ends 1st May 2017