Sewing Classes in London, All Year Round

Aimed at absolute beginners our sewing classes get you started with knowledge of how to choose a sewing machine, the use of the sewing machine, stitches and seams and then take you through a wide variety of sewing and garment construction techniques. Aimed at absolute beginners our sewing classes get you started with knowledge of how to choose a sewing machine.

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Professional Skills Courses - July to December 2014

If you wish to gain expertise and are looking for more than our regular courses then our in depth programme will provide you with all you need to become an expert in a particular subject, develop career opportunities, become freelance or set up a fashion business. Our courses are designed to offer a step by step progression route towards attaining a high level of skills in a range of subjects.

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£95
Design a Collection for a Target Customer - 1 Day Intensive
Our Fashion Drawing and Fashion Design classes go from Beginner to Intermediate, and run over Evenings and Weekends. The Drawing courses cover all the types of drawing a designer would do and can be done for pleasure, to help you get your creative ideas on paper, or to put together a portfolio of fashion art for work or college.
In this course you will learn about fashion design process and research, sketch and create a line-up for a viable fashion collection. This course begins with an introduction to the fashion industry, the levels of the fashion market, the seasons and the fashion cycle and targeting customers.
Start: Sunday, 7 December, 2014
End: Sunday, 7 December, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Sewing Classes in London - Evening

£195
Evening Sewing Classes
Our Learn to Sew classes are perfect for complete beginners, or for those with some experience looking to brush up their knowledge. We pack these classes full of sewing techniques, and run them in small classes no bigger than 9 to ensure you get the most one to one tuition possible.
A class for absolute beginners to learn the basic uses of a sewing machine. Learn about the machine parts and the up keep of the machine. Learn about using the correct needles and threads and to thread the machine correctly and adjust the tension.
Start: Tuesday, 4 November, 2014
End: Tuesday, 9 December, 2014
Time: 18:30 - 20:30

How to Set up and Run a Fashion Business - 1 Day Intensive

£95
First Steps to Setting Up a Fashion Business - 1 Day Intensive
We run our Fashion Business classes and one to one consultancy to complement our practical skill based courses, and to help students turn their skills into viable business. All our business courses are taught by experienced designers, and give a real insight into the workings of the fashion industry.
This course is aimed at those who have completed our Beginner’s How to Set up and Run a Fashion Label 1 Day Intensive course or who have a definite idea for a business and have carried out research into their product, their target customer and their competition that they can bring to the sessions.
Start: Saturday, 8 November, 2014
End: Saturday, 8 November, 2014
Time: 10:30 - 15:30

How to Choose Fabrics for Sewing

£40
Fabric Knowledge - How to Choose Fabrics
Our short Garment Construction courses are the perfect follow on to our popular Learn To Sew courses, and great for those with basic sewing skills who are looking to develop their skills and start making garments from commercial patterns. We run these classes in the daytime, evenings and at weekends in short courses.
The success of garment making depends a great deal on choosing the right fabric. When garment making it is important to choose materials that are fit for their purpose. The fibre content, fabric construction and finishing processes determine the fabric's aesthetic and functional properties.
Start: Thursday, 2 October, 2014
End: Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Time: 18:30 - 20:30

Stage 1 - Learn to Sew, Make a Skirt, Make a Dress

£550
Stage 1 - Learn to Sew, Make a Skirt, Make a Dress
Stage 2 Shirt Making Skills, Stage 3 Trouser Making Skills and Stage 4 Jacket making Skills can also be taken as a 1 week Intensive course in August and as week end courses at points throughout the year.
Start: Tuesday, 30 September, 2014
End: Tuesday, 4 November, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 14:30

Stage 1 - The Skirt Block

£265
Stage 1 - The Skirt Block
The Skirt - The Skirt Block: Full scale and quarter scale. Add Flare. Darts. Move the darts. Turn darts into seams. Panel skirt. Pleats - Knife pleat, Box pleats, Inverted pleat. Gathers, Frills and Flounce. Yokes. Facings. Waistbands.
Start: Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
End: Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 14:00

Beginner's - Design a Collection for a Target Customer

£175
Beginner's - Design a Collection for a Target Customer
Our Fashion Drawing and Fashion Design classes go from Beginner to Intermediate, and run over Evenings and Weekends. The Drawing courses cover all the types of drawing a designer would do and can be done for pleasure, to help you get your creative ideas on paper, or to put together a portfolio of fashion art for work or college.
This course you will learn about how the fashion design process works in the fashion industry. It will start with an introduction to the fashion industry, the levels of the fashion market, the seasons and the fashion cycle and targeting customers.
Start: Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
End: Wednesday, 29 October, 2014
Time: 18:30 - 20:30

How to Stretch Fabrics and Make T-Shirts / Leggings

£85
How to Sew Stretch Fabrics and Make T-Shirts / Leggings
Our short Garment Construction courses are the perfect follow on to our popular Learn To Sew courses, and great for those with basic sewing skills who are looking to develop their skills and start making garments from commercial patterns. We run these classes in the daytime, evenings and at weekends in short courses.
This workshop is aimed at those with intermediate level sewing skills – ideally you have taken our Learn To Sew course, and made at least one garment before. The T-shirt is a classic garment that will never go out of fashion, and this is a great garment to both practice your sewing skills and learn new ones, such as beginning to use the overlocker.
Start: Thursday, 2 October, 2014
End: Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Time: 10:30 - 15:30

How to Choose Fabrics for Sewing

£40
Fabric Knowledge - How to Choose Fabrics
Our short Garment Construction courses are the perfect follow on to our popular Learn To Sew courses, and great for those with basic sewing skills who are looking to develop their skills and start making garments from commercial patterns. We run these classes in the daytime, evenings and at weekends in short courses.
The success of garment making depends a great deal on choosing the right fabric. When garment making it is important to choose materials that are fit for their purpose. The fibre content, fabric construction and finishing processes determine the fabric's aesthetic and functional properties.
Start: Thursday, 2 October, 2014
End: Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Time: 18:30 - 20:30