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November 2019

Introduction to Sewing Stretch

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Sewing with an overlocker (or serger) is very different to a conventional sewing machine. In this new workshop we'll get you familiar with your overlocker and what it can do. We'll look at the different knitted/stretch fabrics available, how to handle them and the techniques needed to create stretch garments. £50

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Sewing for the Terrified: 2 Day Intensive

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 16th November 2019 at 10:00 am

The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Starting with the basic functions of a sewing machine getting you comfortable with all its workings and making it your new best friend! We'll cover lots of useful sewing techniques to give you a thorough grounding in all the essential sewing know-how. The structured lessons are designed to gradually build your confidence with step-by-step guidance backed up with notes and samples. £120

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Sewing for the Terrified: 2 Day Intensive

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 16th November 2019 at 10:00 am

The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Starting with the basic functions of a sewing machine getting you comfortable with all its workings and making it your new best friend! We'll cover lots of useful sewing techniques to give you a thorough grounding in all the essential sewing know-how. The structured lessons are designed to gradually build your confidence with step-by-step guidance backed up with notes and samples. £120

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Understanding Patterns

November 20 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Demystifying the envelope jargon, pattern instruction sheet and symbols. Designed to get you started there will be tips on how to choose a pattern for your shape, decoding the instruction sheet and pattern pieces, what to look for in a fabric, what some of the sewing terminology means, through to laying up the pattern pieces on your fabric. £50

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Sewing Machine Basics

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Is your sewing machine still in the box? Not entirely sure what all the dials are for? This morning class is designed to get you comfortable with its workings, taking the fear out of getting started. £35

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December 2019

Fab Fitting Part 1: Measuring Up

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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We'll be taking all the body measurements needed to ensure a better fit BEFORE you cut out your fabric. Each student will be taught how to measure properly and take over 20 personal body measurements which will be used to check against a bodice and skirt pattern. Please see Catherine in The Sewing Room for booking details or email info@the-sewing-room-malvern.co.uk or call 07854 486869   £60

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Fab Fitting Part 2: Creating New Styles

December 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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How to get more out of the patterns you already have. I'll show you how, by manipulating pattern pieces, you can create a myriad different designs from a basic bodice and skirt pattern. Please see Catherine in The Sewing Room for booking details or email info@the-sewing-room-malvern.co.uk or call 07854 486869   £60

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Zip Intensive

December 14 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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This morning workshop is just about zips… the different types, which to use where and taking the fear out of how to insert them. Easy to follow instructions and demonstrations given stage-by-stage on how to insert three different types of zip: centred, lapped and concealed (invisible) zip. Each student will come away with their own samples and full instructions to refer back to. Fee: £50 all materials included: 3 x zips and calico

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