Make Your Own

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses, Dressmaking Sub Category, Fitting, New Courses for 2019, Special Occasion Wear, Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits.

Born Again Dressmaker

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses and New Courses for 2019.

Born Again Dressmaker. Do some or all of the following apply to you? Returning to dressmaking after a long break? Wanting a more professional finish? Can’t buy the dress you have in mind? Have a little more time to sew for yourself & others? Then this is the course for you! A one day course for experienced beginners. On the day we will be going through basics in Preparation, Construction, & Finishing touches. The preparation section will include notes on measurements, choosing fabrics & making simple pattern adjustments along with samples of the best interfacings to choose. Construction will have

‘True’ Couture Corselette

Event Categories: Dressmaking and Special Occasion Wear.

Want a closer look inside special occasion wear! then join your tutor Michelle Pye on this fantastic workshop. ‘The True Couture Corselette’ created both by Terry Fox & Michelle. A technique now in great demand as we see trends move into fluid evening & bridal designs. This technique has been devised by studying gowns of the true greats in couture, such as Balanciaga, Dior, Balmain & can you believe Norman Hartnell’s design “Flowers of France for H.M. The Queen. The workshop has been divided into two days, The Cut & The Finish. ‘True’ Couture Corselette, Day 1 . Cutting &

Make Your Own

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses, Dressmaking Sub Category, Fitting, New Courses for 2019, Special Occasion Wear, Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits.

Make Your Own

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses, Dressmaking Sub Category, Fitting, New Courses for 2019, Special Occasion Wear, Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits.

Make Your Own

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses, Dressmaking Sub Category, Fitting, New Courses for 2019, Special Occasion Wear, Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits.

Make Your Own

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses, Dressmaking Sub Category, Fitting, New Courses for 2019, Special Occasion Wear, Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits.

Make Your Own

Event Categories: Beginners, Dressmaking, Dressmaking Courses, Dressmaking Sub Category, Fitting, New Courses for 2019, Special Occasion Wear, Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits.

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

Event Categories: Tailoring and Tailoring Courses.

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel. A three day course for you to make your own personally fitted jacket in the style originally created by Mlle. Chanel. You will need to provide your own toile in the style made popular by Mlle. Chanel (ie: box shaped jacket with or without front fastenings & collar) for fitting on the first day. Once your toile has been fitted & your own alterations have been cut in to your pattern you will be taken through the process of matching stripes & checks in your own fabric to make a perfect

Bra Making

Event Categories: Lingerie and New Courses for 2019.

Bra Making Bra Making is not difficult if you have a general knowledge of sewing. Some people have laughed when I’ve mentioned making bras, but I always know when a lady has difficulty finding the right size. This course is for any one who can’t get a comfortable bra. 7 out of 10 ladies are probably wearing the wrong size to begin with!! I have made sample bras to try on. When we get the right size, adjustments can be made to fit your own needs. Then the whole process of making the bra will begin, we will cover making