COVID-19 UPDATE

We are now open for business and running our classes with low numbers to enable social distancing.
There will be hand sanitisation on arrival and cleaning of all machinery, equipment, surfaces and all touch points before each session. Students to remain 1m apart throughout.
Please feel free to book ay class or 1 to 1 session. If we have to cancel a course, we offer a transfer to a later date or a full refund. Our August Summer School is almost full, so BOOK NOW to secure a place.

FASHION CLASSES IN LONDON

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Based in London, Fashion Antidote offers a range of fashion related courses specialising in technical and creative skills for aspiring fashion entrepreneurs and fashion industry professionals as well as home sewers and hobbyists.

Running throughout weekdays, evenings and weekends, the fashion courses are both value for money and flexible. All levels are catered for whether you are an absolute beginner or a fashion professional – we have the right fashion courses for you.

Our fashion courses in London include Learn to Sew, Home Dressmaking, Professional Sewing, Professional Pattern Cutting, Fashion Drawing and Illustration, Fashion Design, Fashion Courses for Kids and Teens.

Learn to Sew

Our Learn to Sew courses in London are aimed at absolute beginners. They run in the day, evening and week end and cover the use of the sewing machine and a wide range of sewing techniques.

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How to Use a Sewing Machine
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

1 Day Intensive Learn to Sew
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

2 Day Weekend Learn to Sew
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Evening Learn to Sew
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Learn to Sew
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Saturday Morning Learn to Sew Classes
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Beginner’s Complete Home Dressmaking
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Home Dressmaking

These courses are for those who wish to make or alter clothes.. You can make a wide variety of garments from beginners to advanced in a fun and social atmosphere.

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Beginner’s Complete Home Dressmaking
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Beginner’s Make a Simple Skirt
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Beginner’s Make a Simple Trouser or Shorts
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Beginner’s Clothing Alterations – How to Alter Clothes to Fit
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Intermediate Make a Simple Dress
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Intermediate Make a Simple Top with a Sleeve
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Intermediate Make a Lined Dress
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesView Details

Intermediate Make a Simple Shirt
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:SomeView Details

Intermediate Make a Classic Shirt
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:NoView Details

Intermediate How to Sew Stretch Fabrics and Make a T-Shirt
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:SomeView Details

Bring Your Own Sewing Project
Level:AnyMaterials included:NoView Details

Professional Sewing

Based in London, our Professional Garment Construction courses are aimed at those wanting to gain professional level clothes making skills, from beginners to advanced levels, across a range of different garments.

Professional Pattern Cutting

Join our Pattern Cutting Courses to learn all the essentials of pattern making. They cover how to create personal blocks for a variety of garment types and techniques for block manipulations to create patterns for your own designs.

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Pattern Cutting for Skirts
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

Pattern Cutting for Tops, Dresses and the Sleeve
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

Pattern Cutting for Shirts
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

Pattern Cutting for Trousers
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

Pattern Cutting for Jackets
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

INTENSIVE – 1 Week Intensive Pattern Cutting for Skirts, Tops, Dresses and the Sleeve
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

INTENSIVE – 4 Day Intensive Pattern Cutting for Shirts and Trousers
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesSee Classes

JULY – 2 Week Professional Sewing Skills and Pattern Cutting SUMMER SCHOOL
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesView Details

AUGUST – 4 Week Professional Sewing Skills and Pattern Cutting SUMMER SCHOOL
Level:IntermediateMaterials included:YesView Details

Fashion Drawing & Illustration and Fashion Design

Our Fashion Drawing and Fashion Design courses cover all the types of drawing a designer would do. Explore your creative ideas and develop them into a fashion collection.

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Introduction to Fashion Drawing Evening
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Introduction to Fashion Design Evening
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:SomeView Details

Fashion Courses for Teens & Kids

These courses covering drawing, design, pattern cutting and sewing are aimed at girls and boys aged 8 to 12 and teens aged 13 to 17. You can take them for as a hobby or to gain an understanding of all the possible careers or the educational pathways you could progress onto within fashion.

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Fashion Summer School for Teens – 3 day
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Fashion Drawing for Teens – 1 day
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Fashion Design for Teens – 1 day
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Learn to Sew for Teens – 1 day
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:YesView Details

Learn to Sew for Kids
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:NoView Details

Fashion Drawing for Kids
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:NoView Details

Fashion Design for Kids
Level:BeginnerMaterials included:NoView Details

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START A FASHION BUSINESS

We run our Fashion Business classes to complement our practical skill based courses. They are full of essential information on how to set up and run a fashion business covering business start-up information…

Whether you are thinking of setting up a fashion business or you already have a fledgling business we can help you with mentoring and guidance. We can advise and support you throughout, and one of expert tutors…

This programme is aimed at those who have trained with us or who have design, garment making and pattern cutting skills and want to design and produce their own fashion collection…

FASHION INDUSTRY SERVICES

As well as training for individuals we also provide tailor made training for the Fashion and Textiles industry. We work with companies and industry professionals to deliver professional development workshops…

Susan Backhouse is a successful business woman, highly experienced women’s wear designer with wide experience within the fashion industry and extensive practice in education as a tutor, senior lecturer, course manager and team leader.

Susan Backhouse

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