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    Sew your own A-line or Pencil Skirt

    If you’re raring to take your first steps into dressmaking, join us in making either an A-line or pencil skirt in just one day and leave with a super stylish end result.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: DApencil221008
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £75.00

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    Sew your own Kimono Jacket

    Super quick to make, a Kimono style jacket is a perfect garment for summer layering or a swish night out.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 12.00-17.00
    Product code: Dkimjaq221008
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £60.00

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    Sew your own Kimono

    A kimono is perfect for swanning around the house, covering up in the sun or channeling your inner bohemian at festivals.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 12.00-17.00
    Product code: Dkimono221008
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £60.00

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    Sew your own Stretch Batwing Top

    ​Holy pins and needles, Batman! Become your own sewing superhero and overcome the fear of working with that troublesome stretchy fabric.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 12.30-17.00
    Product code: Dbatwing221008
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £60.00

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    Sew your own Fit and Flare Dress

    The cutest dress on the block. Our Fit & Flare dress could be sewn up in retro cotton as a sweet and wearable day dress, or made from something special to become a fiercely flirty occasion dress.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 9.00-17.00
    Product code: Dfitnflare221008
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £87.50

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    Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Do you have a classic hourglass figure? Are you the same dress size in every shop? Nope, nor us.

    Date & time: Sat 15 Oct 2022, 10.00-15.30
    Product code: Cbodice221015
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £65.00

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    Modern Resin Jewellery

    Put a totally new twist on tiny keepsakes, shiny trinkets and make mini works of modern art by preserving them forever in gorgeously modern hand crafted pieces of resin jewellery.

    Date & time: Sat 15 & 22 October 2022, 14.00-16.00
    Product code: JResin221015
    Places available: 4
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Oppidan Social

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    £50.00

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    Jesmonite Jewellery Workshop

    Put a totally new twist on tiny keepsakes, shiny trinkets and make mini works of modern art by preserving them forever in gorgeously modern hand crafted pieces of resin jewellery.

    Date & time: Sat 22 October 2022, 10.00-12.30
    Product code: JJesmonite221022
    Places available: 4
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Oppidan Social

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    £40.00

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    Introduction to Trouser Fitting

    We all know how good it feels when you find that perfect fitting pair of trousers - but how about creating your own personal pattern block that can be adapted to create a limitless range of your own well-fitting designer trousers.

    Date & time: Fri 21 Oct 2022, 10.30-16.00
    Product code: Ctrouser221021
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £65.00

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    Master Zips and Buttonholes

    Are you a Zip-a-phobic? We’ll show you how to take the challenge out of sewing zips by sharing simple tricks and tips that will give you the confidence to tackle zips head on!

    Date & time: Sat 22 Oct 2022, 14.15-16.45
    Product code: AZipbut221022
    Places available: 5
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £30.00

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    Free Machine Embroidery & Appliqué

    What on earth is free machine embroidery you ask? Well it’s time to get creative rather than functional with a sewing machine and use your needle to draw!

    Date & time: Sun 30 Oct, 2022, 10.30-16.30
    Product code: Embmach221030
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £70.00

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