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Gain the confidence to sew your own clothes from a pattern with this basic dressmaking class. Over 4 weeks you'll learn how to read a pattern, choose fabrics, do minor alterations to fit the pattern to you, and create a simple garment.

8pm-9.30pm Thursday June 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Week 1- Looking at patterns, measurements, fabrics, notions. Choose a pattern, make a list of materials required.

Week 2- Pattern alterations, cutting out, how to read pattern instructions.

Week 3- Sewing your garment

Week 4- Finish sewing your garment, bindings, zips, buttonholes and more.

Pattern and all haberdashery are provided, you will need to provide appropriate fabric for the second week of class.

This course is suitable for beginning to intermediate sewists ages 13 and up. Prebooking is necessary, please email pennylanefabrics@yahoo.co.uk with any questions.

All classes will be held upstairs at Arts Hub 47, 47 Lark Lane L17 8 UW