Introduction to Garment Making

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INTRODUCTION TO GARMENT MAKING COURSE

Want to learn how to make your own clothes but don’t know where to start? On our Introduction to Garment Making course with our tutor Debs, you will learn some sewing machine basics and make a beginner level garment under tutor guidance.
Choose to make either a tunic dress or a shirt (unisex pattern) with either short or long sleeves.
LEARN:
  • How to set up a sewing machine
  • About different machine functions
  • About different fabric types
  • How to follow a pattern
  • How to cut your pattern pieces
  • How to fit a garment
  • How to make different types of seams
  • How to sew buttonholes

COURSE LENGTH:

6 mornings or evenings

SKILL LEVEL:

1 – Suitable for all

COURSE TIME OPTIONS:

Tuesday evening classes 6.20pm – 8.45pm

Friday morning classes 10.00am – 12.25pm

HOW TO BOOK IN:

Book your course through this website page using the drop down menus above.

All classes must be taken consecutively

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE:

Tutoring, sewing machine and tool use, dress or shirt pattern and sewing sundries only – you will need to purchase your own fabric, matching thread and button(s) with our guidance.

If you would like to use your own sewing machine in the class that’s absolutely fine – just bring it along.

HOW OUR CLASSES WORK:

All our weekly sewing classes are mixed level so you will be sewing in a group of people making other garments.

Tuition is given on an individual basis at each student’s bench to ensure a fully COVID-secure working and learning environment.

We run waiting lists for cancellation spaces on all of our fully booked morning courses – to be added to a list please email hello@themakershedbristol.co.uk. Please consider including your telephone number, as spaces sometimes become available at short notice.