Five session course
Fashion Antidote, E1
This one week sewing course is perfect for all abilities, from absolute beginners to those who've been sewing for years. Fashion Antidote, just off Brick Lane, will teach you all the skills you need to achieve that professional finish.
In this class
This class is suitable for all ability levels, including absolute beginners because you will start your sewing journey from the very basics, and before you move on to more advanced topics your guide will always ensure that you are feeling confident and answer any questions you may have.
The course is split into three chunks: learn to sew, make a dress and make a skirt. During the learn to sew module you will cover the essentials, such as setting up your sewing machine correctly, sewing some basic stitches and making hems. Once you're happy with all of that you'll move on to making a skirt.
Your guide will show you loads of specific skills for skirt-making, including attaching pockets, use of over-locker to finish seams and how to attach a waistband. To finish off you'll cover the process of dress-making, using all the skills you've learnt and a few new ones to make a beaut dress!
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You'll need to bring along some fabric, lining and a zip for your dress, and when you book we'll send out more info about this. We'll provide you with a sewing machine, however if you have your own sewing machine and want to bring it along then feel free!
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Fashion Antidote, Brick Lane
Unit F, 23 Heneage Street
Fashion Antidote is a small independently owned fashion school and studio based in East London just off Brick Lane.
Fashion Antidote brings a fresh alternative to Fashion education. Its emphasis is on teaching top fashion and fashion related subjects, specialising in technical and creative skills as well courses and workshops on fashion business and how to set up your own company. Unlike many other schools, its classes are small and informal and offer lots of 1-to-1 support to help build up your confidence. All levels are catered for whether you are an absolute beginner or a fashion professional - they have courses for you.
Running on week days, evenings and weekends, courses are both affordable and flexible. Quality tuition comes from highly experienced tutors from academic or fashion industry backgrounds who work with leading fashion names, have their own labels and teach at much bigger well known colleges and universities in and around London.
Just off Brick Lane with its vibrant mix of restaurants, galleries, vintage stores, fabric shops and minutes away from Spitalfield’s market.
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.