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Sample Portfolio

The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, Know Your Fabrics

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  1. Sample Portfolio - Essential Dressmaking Techniques Part 1 - Online

    Sample Portfolio - Essential Dressmaking Techniques Part 1 - Online

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them.  Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Pockets, Collars, Pattern Alteration & Know Your Fabrics.

    Learn the basic skills to get you started with your dressmaking projects, learn about commercial patterns and what all the terminology means, practice skills like stay stitching, darts, buttonholes, understitching and simple seams and hems. 

    Notes and small scale pattern pieces will be sent along with the video link on booking so that you can sew along with the workshop and practice all the techniques.

    Materials Needed  -  As well as your Sewing Machine and basic sewing tools you will need Woven fabric 80cm x 45cm, woven interfacing, thread

    Level: Beginner

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £24.00

  2. advanced dressmaking

    Sample Portfolio - Advanced Dressmaking Techniques - 17th August 2020

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Sames and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques.

    Achieving a perfect finish for your garments often comes from the extra details used in construction.  On this workshop you will learn how to choose the correct fabric to interline for a couture finish, hand stitches and fastenings as well as how to make continuous bias binding from a small piece of fabric then finish seams and hems with a Hong Kong binding.  Lots of techniques to learn, with samples and notes to take home.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: Intermediate/Advanced

    Venue: Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 17th August 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm - 5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £55.00

  3. Zips, Zips, Zips

    Sample Portfolio - Zips, Zips Zips - 24th August 2020

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, The Importance of Pressing, Machine Feet.

    Overcome your fear of zips in this practical skills workshop! You will learn to insert a concealed zip (look like a pro when you make dresses or cushion covers!). A fly zip with a placket for jeans & trousers and an exposed teeth zip,the fashionable fastening for dresses and skirts. You will receive lots of tips on choosing the correct zip for your project and take home samples and notes to help with your next project. Don't let zips hold you back!

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: Intermediate

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 24th August 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm-5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £50.00

  4. Know your Fabrics

    Sample Portfolio - Know Your Fabrics - 7th September 2020 FULLY BOOKED

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, Pressing Techniques, Machine Feet

    Choosing the right fabric for your project is really important and there are so many out there!  On this workshop we will look at lots of different fabrics and discuss what they would be used for, take home samples and notes to add to your portfolio.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: All

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 7th September 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm-5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £50.00

  5. Sample Portfolio - The Importance of Pressing - 21st September 2020

    Sample Portfolio - The Importance of Pressing - 21st September 2020

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Sames and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, Sewing Machine Feet.

    Pressing is one of the most important parts of dressmaking and makes a real difference to the finish of your garment.  On this workshop you will learn about the tools that are available to help.  Having a collection of pressing cloths will be a be a useful addition to your kit and you will also learn about the different types and make your own pressing cloth wardrobe.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Venue: Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 21st September 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm - 5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £58.00

  6. Fastenings

    Sample Portfolio - Fastenings - 28th September 2020 FULLY BOOKED

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, The Importance of Pressing, Machine Feet.

    Choosing the correct fastening for a garment can make your garment more hand made than home made.  Buttonholes, buttons, press studs and hooks will all be covered in this workshop.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: Intermediate

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 28th September 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm-5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £48.00

  7. Sample Portfolio - Machine Feet - 19th October 2020

    Sample Portfolio - Machine Feet - 19th October 2020

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, The Importance of Pressing

    Your sewing machine will have arrived with basic machine feet but do you know what they all do? On this workshop you will learn to identify the feet you have as well as see what else is available. With approximately 25 different feet to try you will learn how to cord, bead, pipe, try different feet for stitching straight lines, hemming and taming difficult fabrics as well as neatening edges and creating decorative stitches. Take home lots of samples and notes and never have trouble choosing the correct foot for your project again.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: All Levels

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 19th October 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm-5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £48.00

  8. Pockets

    Sample Portfolio - Pockets - 9th November 2020

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, Know Your Fabrics.& Pressing

    A garment with pockets is so much better than one without - on this workshop learn how to make in seam pockets, trouser pockets, a welt pocket and patch pockets.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: Intermediate

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 9th November 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm - 5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £50.00

  9. Tailoring Techniques

    Sample Portfolio - Essential Dressmaking Techniques Part 2 - 23rd November 2020

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, The Importance of Pressing, Machine Feet.

    Improve the look of your garments with these techniques, balanced darts, shaping lapels and pattern matching.

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: Intermediate

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 23rd November 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm-5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £50.00

  10. Sample Portfolio - All About Interfacing - 7th December 2020 FULLY BOOKED

    Sample Portfolio - All About Interfacing - 7th December 2020 FULLY BOOKED

    The Sample Portfolio workshops allow you to build up a file of techniques to refer to when ever you need them. When you attend the first workshop you will receive a file to start building your porfolio then add to it on each workshop. Workshops In this series include, Zips, Seams and Hems, Pockets, Collars and Cuffs, Dressmaking Techniques, Advanced Dressmaking Techniques, Tailoring Techniques, The Importance of Pressing, Machine Feet.

    Interfacings help to support & shape your garment and it is really important to choose the correct one.  From Collars to Facings, Shoulders to Hems all areas could need interfacing.

    On this workshop you will find out what is available as well as how and where to use them.  

    What You Need To Bring : The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

    Materials Needed : All Materials are provided for this workshop

    Level: Intermediate

    Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

    Date: Monday 7th December 2020

    Workshop Start/End time: 2pm-5pm

    Workshop Duration: half day

    Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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    £50.00

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