‘WOW – my daughter has had a fantastic day. Thank you so much – she is buzzing’
Parent, Hatch End, Feb 2017 by text
‘My daughter’s enthusiasm and sewing skills have soared and she now makes her own designs to wear.
She always has a fun sociable time at Jessica’s workshops.’
Jo, Parent, Northwood
12 – 16 yr olds | Hatch End
A highly creative and upbeat young persons dressmaking course, with some serious skill learning!
“I always look forward to the fashion workshops. They’re really fun and I learn lots.”
Katie, 14, Ruislip
Come and learn the sewing skills they don’t teach in school. Learn techniques to keep up with the latest online diy fashion and craft trends….as well as how to turn up a pair of jeans! All fashion styles are catered for, from high street trends to super alternative goths.
Dressmaking: Accurate measuring and fitting. Sewing machines. Seams. Hems. Pattern cutting. Circle skirts. Elastic channels. Zips. Buttons. Stretch Fabrics.
Crafts: Applique. Needle felting. Embroidery. Attaching trimmings.
Life Skills: Clothing care. Ironing. Laundry. Repairs and Alterations.
Projects and lessons are always tailored to match and stretch the skill level of the students.
Small class sizes to ensure that each student can explore their full potential. Sessions have a project-based structure, however, all ‘makes’ can be adapted to fit your own personal style.
Jessica, a trained Costume professional, has sewn for the likes of English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, Wicked the Musical and CBBC. Youthful and friendly, she is an enthusiastic sewing teacher with years of experience under her belt. Students will leave “buzzing” with ideas and motivation.
Materials and equipment provided.
Bring along a basic sewing kit and a sewing machine if you have one but don’t worry if not.
Elm Hatch, Hatch End. Sessions take place in Jessica’s workshop/livingroom.
Assistant teachers Jun and Soo (the kittens) are always on-hand to support and encourage!
2 min walk from Hatch End station. Easy parking for drop off and collecting.
Here to help
We know that family and work create lots of juggling for parents, so we are always happy to accommodate slightly different drop off/pick up times. Contact Jessica to discuss.
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