Sewing for Children : Teddy Bear Course : Saturday 28th October 2017

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Sewing for Adults and Children : Teddy Bear Course : 11am-1pm, Saturday 28th October 2017
Sew a teddy bear with Birmingham School of Sewing

This is a course for adults to learn how to make a simple teddy bear. A great course for beginners and also for more advanced sewers. Perfect as a gift or keep it yourself. Simplified pattern pieces are used in order for you to be able to complete a teddy bear in this 3 hour course. You will make the bear and learn how to fit safety eyes. All equipment, fabric, safety eyes and stuffing will be supplied. You will leave with the confidence and knowledge to make up further teddy bear projects when you return home. You will take home your beautiful bear and all for only £55.00, (Bring a child age 10+ and pay only £45 each)

All equipment, materials, fabric, safety eyes and stuffing provided

 

 

40% discount on all sewing kits

Hi Everyone, It has been a very wet and cloudy August, what a great excuse to stay in and sew and now to make things even better, I am offering an amazing discount of 40% OFF all Sewing Kits, use code AUGUSTSPECIAL. Hurry as kits are limited and the offer ends at midnight on 31st August . https://www.stitchclever.com/collections/all/sewing-kits

Learn how to insert zips, buttonholes and buttons using a sewing machine

Zips, Buttons and buttonholes are used on a wide variety of sewing projects including clothing, cushions, bags and craft items. On this workshop you will learn:

How to sew two different types of zips including a concealed/invisible zip and a regular zip
How to measure for buttonholes and where to apply the buttons
How to sew an automatic buttonhole using a sewing machine
How to sew on buttons on using a sewing machine
You will produce samples of the techniques to take home to use as a reference for future projects. When you have completed this course you will have the skills and confidence to insert zips and produce a professional buttonhole.

All equipment, materials, zips and buttons provided

Buttons, Buttonholes and Zips :Learn how to sew zips and buttonholes : Wednesday 27th September : 6.30pm – 8.30pm

8 places available on this course

Price: £39.00

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Easy Sewing Kits : Special 40% : Birmingham School of Sewing

Hi Everyone, It has been a very wet and cloudy August, what a great excuse to stay in and sew. Sewing kits come complete with everything you need for the project, and are great to sew yourself or make them for someone else.  You could even give the kit as an amazing gift. To make things even better, I am offering an amazing discount of 40% OFF all Sewing Kits, use code AUGUSTSPECIAL. Hurry as kits are limited and the offer is for one week only ending on 11th August. https://www.stitchclever.com/collections/all/sewing-kits

 

Hen Parties at Birmingham School of Sewing

Sarah’s Knicker Decoration Hen Party on Saturday 29th July 2017

Sarah and her Hen’s enjoyed decorating knickers at her Hen Party on Saturday, well done ladies you all worked so hard.  It was a lovely surprise for Sarah who is very creative.  Congratulations Sarah on your forthcoming marriage.  I wish you all the very best for the future. 

 

If you want to organise a creative hen party either decorating knickers like Sarah’s Hens, we offer a variety of sewing themes including personalised bunting, vintage hearts, and for those who prefer crafts why not try glass painting or jewellery making.

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Bra Making Course

Fun and hard work with these lovely ladies completed making their bras in one day at the Birmingham School of Sewing.

 

Katie bought her sewing machine 2 months ago and this is the first thing that she has ever made. Well done Katie amazing work

Katie bought her sewing machine 2 months ago and this is the first thing that she has ever made. Well done Katie amazing work

Lovely bra Lisha.  Lisha had not worked with stretch fabrics before

Lovely bra Lisha. Lisha had not worked with stretch fabrics before

Harriet attends an art college and studies costume.  She came on the course to update her technical skills.  Lovely bra Harriet

Harriet attends an art college and studies costume. She came on the course to update her technical skills. Lovely bra Harriet

Great bra Naomi so glad you are enjoying the course

Great bra Naomi so glad you are enjoying the course

Nice to see you on another course Catherine well done on making your first bra

Nice to see you on another course Catherine well done on making your first bra

 

We offer bra and lingerie making courses at the Birmingham School of Sewing.  Click here for more detailed information on times, dates and cost.

Learn how to applique, learn how to sew a child’s skirt

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

On this course you will learn how to use a paper pattern to cut out and sew a child’s skirt.  You will then learn applique and how to decorate a cardigan to complete the outfit.  Click here for more detailed information

Learn how to make a bra course

 Fern and Sarah bra making course

Have you always wanted to learn how to make a bra?  Then join in on the Bra Making Course at Birmingham School of Sewing.  The July Course is now full, however we have another course scheduled on the 14th November 2017 course.  On this one day course you will make an underwired bra and learn all the techniques necessary to make it.  You will leave with the bra you have made.  Hurry as there are only 2 places left and they fill up quickly.

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Learn how to make wedding dresses – 3 day bridal course at Birmingham School of Sewing

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 interest free installments.  Please contact Sheila-May for information.

Maximum 6 places available

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