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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: Sun 7 Aug 2022, 9.00-17.00
    Product code: Dfitnflare220807
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £87.50

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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: Sun 7 Aug 2022, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: DApencil220807
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £75.00

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    Sew your own Tunic Dress or Top

    Wardrobe staples have a special place in every girl’s heart, but what about making one for yourself. This fashion focused tunic dress, with a flattering boat neck, is the perfect everyday wear.

    Date & time: Sun 7 Aug 2022, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: Dtunic220807
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £75.00

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    Sew your own Wiggle Dress

    Free your inner bombshell and sew this seriously sexy wiggle dress to flatter your womanly curves. Choose to make either a sleeveless shift-style dress or one with a flattering mid-length sleeve and make the ultimate dress to flatter your figure.

    Date & time: Sun 7 Aug 2022, 9.00-17.00
    Product code: Dwiggle220807
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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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 20 Aug 2022, 10.00-15.30
    Product code: Cbodice220820
    Places available: 4
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £65.00

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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: Sun 4 Sept 2022, 11.00-15.30
    Product code: Ctrouser220904
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £60.00

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    Sewing Patterns Decoded

    Now you’re confident on your sewing machine, it’s time to tackle sewing patterns head on…

    Date & time: Sat 10 Sept 2022, 9.00-11.00
    Product code: CPattern220910
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £25.00

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    Dressmaking in a Day

    If you have never used a sewing pattern or made a garment before but are ready to venture into the wonderful world of dressmaking, then this is the workshop for you!

    Date & time: Sat 10 Sept 2022, 9.00-17.00
    Product code: Dday220910
    Places available: 5
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £87.50

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    Overlocking for Beginners

    If you are already friendly with your sewing machine and looking for a new technical challenge, don’t limit your sewing skills! Take things one step further and surprise yourself by unraveling the secrets behind sewing with an overlocker!

    Date & time: Sun 11 Sept 2022, 11.00-13.30
    Product code: AOverlock220911
    Places available: 5
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £40.00

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    Develop your Sewing Skills Course

    Ready to take your sewing to the next level? Join us for this 3-week course, designed to build your portfolio of sewing skills and give you the confidence to tackle any sewing project.

    Date & time: Wed 14, 21 & 28 Sept 2022, 18.30-21.00
    Product code: AStepdev220914
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £75.00

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    Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade

    If you want a bespoke look when it comes to lighting up your room, but can’t find the right lampshade, why not make it yourself?

    Date & time: Sat 17 Sept 2022, 10.00-12.00
    Product code: HLamp220917
    Places available: 6
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £40.00

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New Dressmaking Workshops

I’ve been working on some new dressmaking workshops to add to our programme and after feedback from our lovely customers, I started with a wrap dress and trouser suit as they were the most requested.

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