Top 10 Best Fashion classes, courses, learnings kits and gifts in the UK

Taking a fashion course will open your eyes to the magical potential of clothing. It is not just an outfit, in the right hands and presented in the appropriate way it can send a message that words cannot convey. Learn the ropes of fashion and see yourself excel on one of our expert courses.

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15. Advanced Sewing Techniques
Our dressmaking courses have been highly successful in recent years and we have seen our students blooming. We have set up the intermediate dressmaking course for those who wish to increase their knowledge and experience in dressmaking. This practical course offers a wide range of sewing techniques for you to choose from, allowing you to tailor your learning experience to your preferences. Whether you wish to practice on a piece of fabric provided or bring your own project to work on, the choice is yours. Our expert teachers will cover various skills, from welted pockets to tricky invisible zips, and they'll share all the top tips and tricks with you. With small workshop sizes, you'll benefit from valuable one-to-one time with our teachers, ensuring maximum engagement and personalized assistance. Additionally, peer learning provides valuable insights into additional techniques and tricks. Our teachers possess extensive knowledge in dressmaking, enabling us to customize the course to meet your specific needs, interests, and requirements. Flexibility is a key feature of our program, ensuring that you get the most out of your sewing journey. Some skills that you could learn: Welted, flap pocket Lining a jacket or dress Invisible, fly zip Pattern matching Bound buttonholes and many more We suggest learning between 3-5 techniques across the 4 weeks. The sessions will give you time to practice and to build your confidence. This is a practical course with live demonstrations, time to practice techniques and to share ideas with fellow creatives. All equipment and some materials will be provided.
Next available date:1st May 2024
16. DIY Lingerie Making Workshop
In this workshop you will come away with: An in depth knowledge of sewing with stretch fabrics and elastics A step by step guide to sewing underwear Knowledge of how to measure yourself correctly A pattern of whatever shape knickers you choose Learn the basics of using an overlocker An insight into the day to day runnings of El Bras Guide to DIY underwear and up-cycling to use for further projects A pair (or two depending on how speedy you are!) of your own handmade knickers All materials will be provided for you on the day but if you would like to up cycle your own materials then please feel free to bring them along. Please let us know your general size ahead of the workshop to ensure we have the correct sized pattern easy to hand. A basic knowledge of sewing is required for this workshop. If you are a complete beginner I offer an introduction to sewing class for an added fee - send me an email to workout an appropriate time. This is the perfect class to come alone or with others. A hen-do or a birthday treat? Or just expanding your making skills. This is an intimate workshop with only 4 spaces so book asap to avoid disappointment! Tea, coffee and biccies will be provided :) Our studio is in Woolwich, South East London. SET, Riverside, SE18 6BU This workshop is open to people of all sizes, gender, sexualities and disabilities (the space is wheelchair accessible - please email with any specific requirements). Closest station Woolwich Elizabeth Line or Woolwich Arsenal DLR/ Overground. There are spots to pick up lunch nearby. We also have a microwave and kettle if you'd like to bring your own. Refunds are not possible for this workshop but if you cannot make it last minute we can offer store credit.
Book this class as a private group!
from £100

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