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'Fit For You' Pattern Cutting: Part 3

Part 3 in our pattern cutting series with professional pattern-cutter and seamstress Emily Howse.

  • Starts 30 Aug
  • From 150 British pounds
  • London Road

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Service Description

'Fit For You' Pattern Cutting: Part 3 'Make your Design.' In this 3 day class you will learn from expert pattern-cutter Emily Howse the core skills of pattern cutting in this second part of her 3 part series 'Fit For You' running over the month of August at Bus Stop Studios. This course is suitable for those who have attended Part 1 and 2 and for those with some previous experience in pattern cutting. Following on from Parts 1 & 2 of 'Fit for For' Pattern Cutting Course you will have learnt how to draft a basic block, turn you block into a pattern and fit for your own design Now you will make your design in a fabric of your choice, learning sewing techniques to ensure your design is finished beautifully and ready to take out on the town! Part 3: - learning how to accurately lay a pattern on fabric - introduction to pattern matching if necessary - cutting your pattern from a fabric of your choice - discussing which sewing techniques will best suit your design to be finished beautifully with demonstrations - discussing finishings and openings, for example hem styles and whether you need a zip, buttons or otherwise with any demonstrations necessary - sewing your design - trying your garment on and making any last minute adjustments through fitting - how to alter a garment that already been made - making any last minute alterations Emily is a graduate of Bath Spa University where she studied Fashion and Textile Design. She has spent the past 17 years working in the high-end word of fashion as both a creative pattern-cutter and seamstress for British heritage brands such as Boudicca and Burberry. Emily has spent the latter part of her career working in higher education at Bucks New University, the Royal School of Needlework and Kingston University as part of the university's Technical Teams Following on from this course you can choose to then continue with part 3 of the 'Fit For You' course running every other weekend in August. Class fee includes all material costs and machines will be provided Book Part 2 for £150 or book all 3 courses for £400 (drop down option in payment page) Please visit our Courses page for more info Part 2 of 'Fit For You' 10am - 3pm (with an hour for lunch) Friday 16th August Saturday 17th August Sunday 18th August at : Bus Stop Studios

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Please note our classes are mostly aimed for adults. Please get in touch to ask if you are unsure. Our classes are non refundable. Due our small class sizes it is very difficult to transfer your booking to a different date. If you cannot attend a class and are able to notify us at least two weeks before the class starts, it may be possible to fit you in on another date but this is not guaranteed so please give us as much notice as possible to increase your chances. T&Cs Terms & Conditions • You can book places on our classes, workshops and events on our website or in person at Bus Stop Studios, 53 London Road, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex TN37 6AY • Places are booked on a first-come-first-served basis. Full payment is required at the time of booking in order to reserve your place. • Bookings and payments will be confirmed by email. • The materials and tools needed for each class varies, so please refer to the course description but don’t hesitate to contact us with any queries. • If you are unable to attend a class, workshop or event you may send someone else in your place. You must let us know the name of the attendee prior to the class, workshop or event taking place. • Confirmed & paid bookings are not eligible for payment refunds. • You can transfer to another class, workshop or event or receive a credit note if you notify us at least 14 days before the date of the class, workshop or event you are booked on to attend. • In exceptional circumstances, where we may have to cancel one of our advertised classes, workshops or events, you will be offered a full refund. • If a class, workshop or event is cancelled our liability is solely for the cost of the booking fee, not for any other costs you may have incurred such as materials you may have purchased in advance, travel costs or accommodation. • Attendees at our classes, workshops and events are not permitted to use any of our instruction sheets, photography or designs for their own classes or other commercial concerns.

Contact Details

  • Bus Stop Studios, London Road, Saint Leonards-on-sea, UK

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