More Dressmaking: Learn To Make A Top by Make Mee Studio - crafts in London
More Dressmaking: Learn To Make A Top by Make Mee Studio - crafts in London

More Dressmaking: Learn To Make A Top

If you can already sew but want to further your skills & learn some useful techniques, then this course is for you!

Sewing Class

7 hour course

Beginner

Brockley SE4

More Dressmaking: Learn To Make A Top
by Make Mee Studio
7 hour course
£135 per person

Let the teacher know and you will be notified when new dates are added.

You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!

Classes

7 hour course

Daytime

This course is for those who want to further their skills. You will learn to make a top with a collar, facings, placket and more. A great follow on from our beginners dressmaking or for home sewers who want more guidance.

https://obby.co.uk/classes/crafts/sewing/beginners-dressmaking-6-week-course-1513875551

There are basic dressmaking skills you might already know, zips, buttons, darts. But, there are some important other methods that you will want in your repertoire, collars, facings, placket, pleats that will take your home sewing from cute to couture.

We'll be working on making a top during the course so you can see the magic of the techniques come together to make a finished and wearable item, as well as a sample book of extra techniques. You don't have to make the top for yourself, but please bring measurements of person you are making it for. There will be options for different styles.

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Select a class time

Sat 23 Mar, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Class location

Brockley
35 Tyrwhitt Road
Brockley
SE4 1QD
London

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More Dressmaking: Learn To Make A Top by Make Mee Studio - crafts in London

About your host, Make Mee Studio

Make Mee Studio is run by Tracey & Jaime. Two enthusiastic lifelong sewers (both sewing since they were 5 years old!) They love sharing their making skills with others, and have over 10 years of combined teaching experience working with adults and children. They offer sewing lessons, parties, alterations, makes and commissions in their Brockley, South East London based garden studio and are also available for external school and community projects.

Tracey is a very experienced seamstress who has been working in the business for over 18 years, she started as a costume assistant working for Grenada and the BBC going on to run her own bespoke label and then she began teaching 6 years ago and fell in love. She one of the most precise sewers you'll ever meet and always has a handy hint or trick up her sleeve. She loves keeping the studio neat, tidy and organised, everything has a place!

Jaime primarily studied Textile Design gaining a Masters from Chelsea College of Art. Her passion lies in sustainable fashion and textiles, she began teaching as an antidote to the endless cycle of fast fashion. Teaching people how to make and sew and fix and mend themselves can have a huge impact on how they consume and how they feel about their clothing. She is a self-taught dressmaker and loves encouraging people to make things unique, she's a magpie for anything, velvet, fluffy or sparkly and is terrible at keeping to Tracey's organised system!

If you have any questions, please contact Tracey & Jaime using the ‘contact host’ button on the website page.

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Notes

We have a selection of fabrics and trims in the studio which you can purchase for a donation towards our tea and cake fund. If you would like to bring your own fabric you will need 2.5m. A mediumweight woven is ideal, this skirt will not work in stretch fabric. Feel free to get in touch before the class to discuss fabric choices. The fabric MUST be washed before you use it. (A normal 30-degree wash is perfect.)If you would like to practice sewing on your own machine please feel free to bring it along.

Age Requirement

16

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

More Dressmaking: Learn To Make A Top
by Make Mee Studio
7 hour course
£135 per person
7 hour course