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Professional Garment Sewing: Shirt Making

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Fashion antidote - a small independently owned fashion school and studio based in East London just off Brick Lane.

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Tue 15 Aug, 10:00am - 3:00pm

There’s no better way to wear your heart on your sleeve than by making that sleeve with your own sweat and skill. In this Stage 2 Professional Garment Sewing course in East London, build on your intermediate sewing skills by creating a crisp calico shirt. Recommended for students with some prior sewing machine experience, or those who’ve completed the Fashion Antidote Stage 1 (Sewing Basics, Skirts and Dresses) course.

Did you know?

The world’s most expensive shirt is a $250,000 one made from 3kg of gold. The Indian jeweller who created it was inspired by old images of Indian kings wearing suits of armour. We personally think the idea of “gold” is subjective - learning to make shirts with your very own hands is priceless!

In this class

The course will cover:

  • Production and construction
  • Basic use of an overlocker to finish seams
  • Constructing a double yoke
  • Making a button wrap
  • Making and attaching a 2 piece collar
  • Sewing a cuff and a placket opening
  • Constructing and attaching a sleeve
  • Finishing a hem
  • Sewing and attaching buttons
  • Pressing and finishing

Now you can

  • become even more familiar with tips and tricks on the sewing machine
  • master dress-making and tailoring techniques for all kinds of cool projects
  • fill your and your friends’ wardrobes with customised shirts for all occasions

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Mon 14 Aug, 10:00am - 3:00pm

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Tue 15 Aug, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Fashion antidote - a small independently owned fashion school and studio based in East London just off Brick Lane.

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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.

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Just off Brick Lane with its vibrant mix of restaurants, galleries, vintage stores, fabric shops and minutes away from Spitalfield’s market.


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