Pay as you Sew

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Date(s) - 11/04/2024
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Old Veterinary Surgery

Pay as you go  – Book as many or as few of these sewing classes as you require and when you need them, No need to book a set of weeks means it’s more flexible. These classes are very popular.

We provide Tea, tuition and inspiration.

This class is suitable for novice to advanced and you are welcome to bring along any craft or Dressmaking project.


Tuition will be tailored to your needs and may include from the following  –

Cut out a commercial pattern

Read a pattern


Learn how alter a commercial pattern to your requirements

Altering existing garments

Understand terms used

Cut your fabric correctly

Methods of putting your project together

Tips on which seams to use and where

Correct pressing techniques

Professional finishing hints and tips

Help with existing projects where you have become stuck or need to do alterations

What to Bring to the class

You will need to bring an existing project or a pattern of your choice, either craft or clothing.  For Dressmaking projects please choose a multi size pattern, commercial pattern sizing tends to work out smaller than dress sizes of ready made clothing so please check to ensure your basic measurements fall within the size range on the pattern.  (When measuring yourself for this, bring a tape measure around your waist, hips and bust and pull tightly enough to get an accurate measurement don’t add anything for ease.)

Fabrics – Please choose the fabric quantities as advised on your pattern envelope according to your size.

Any Haberdashery you may need (We have a small haberdashery in the studio)


This class is fully booked.

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