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ALL CLASSES 10AM - 4pm
except where otherwise stated
Tues 2nd April LEARN TO SEW 1 (beginners)
Clothkits Chichester 9.30am- 3.30pm
Sat 6th April LEARN TO SEW 1 (beginners) Clothkits Chichester
Sat 13th April LEARN TO SEW 2 (introduction to dressmaking) Clothkits Chichester
Sat 4th May LEARN TO SEW 3 (beginners) Clothkits Chichester
Tues 14th May LEARN TO SEW 1 (beginners) Clothkits Chichester 9.30am- 3.30pm
Sat 18th May LEARN TO SEW 1 (beginners) Clothkits Chichester
Sat 25th May MAKE A BACK PACK (beginners) Clothkits Chichester
Sat 1st June A-LINE SKIRT IN A DAY Clothkits Chichester
Sat 8th June LEARN TO SEW 2 (introduction to dressmaking) Clothkits Chichester
23rd June LEARN TO SEW 1 (beginners) Fluffatorium Dorking
30th June LEARN TO SEW 2 (easy dressmaking fo beginners) Fluffatorium Dorking
Welcome to my workshop page.
I love to teach sewing skills and inspire others to take up this fabulous pastime. Whether you want to sew bags, articles for your home or maybe tackle some clothes making, my Make Your Mother Proud Workshops
are a great way to get you started.
My classes are currently hosted by Clothkits in Chichester and
Fluffatorium in Dorking, so I hope to see you at one these
lovely venues very soon.
Please contact venue via the link opposite for availability and bookings.
LEARN TO SEW 1 (Beginners to sewing on a machine)
An introduction to sewing on a machine including lots of basic techniques to get you started for a beginners to gain confidence and be inspired. You will learn how to thread a sewing machine, sew seams and hems, make an envelope cushion, learn the art of applique and techniques such as buttonholes. We also make a lovely lined bag out of gorgeous fabric.
LEARN TO SEW 2 (Introduction to Dressmaking)
Following on from the first workshop we try out more inspiring techniques such as making darts and pleats, gathering, ways to use seam binding and inserting a zip. Learning how to read a dress pattern and we also make a lined zipped pouch bag with tissue holder to take home.
Some nice things said about the class by Joan of Worthing
"I just wanted to thank you for the fabulous workshop on Saturday.
I really enjoyed it and as someone who has literally never used
a sewing machine before I was amazed at what I made!!.....
thanks for being such an inspiring and enabling teacher."