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5 February 2017

* MORNING CLASS * Working with silk - make a camisole top

Date: 5 February 2017 11:00 to 13:30
Details:




This workshop will introduce you to working with tricky fabrics, such as silk. From cutting to tips on how to sew with it using a domestic sewing machine. Barley will guide you through the process of making a pretty camisole top from vintage silk scarves. In the afternoon you can create a matching pair of knickers! A discount is offered when you book the full day.


On completion of this class participants will confidently be able to:

- Work with delicate and trcky fabrics

- Cut a simple garment pattern

- Assemble the fabric pieces on the machine

- Use the 'overcast' and '3 step zig zag' stitch functions

- Add elastication

- Upcycle pretty scarves into a camisole top!

 

LEVEL: Confident Beginner

TIME: 11am - 1.30pm

PRICE: £40 / £35 conc or £65 / £60 FULL DAY (Camisole & Knicker set)

Includes materials and refreshments, but you are welcome to bring your own silk fabric or scarves



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* AFTERNOON CLASS * Working with silk - make pretty knickers

Date: 5 February 2017 14:30 to 17:00
Details:




This workshop will introduce you to working with tricky fabrics, such as silk. From cutting to tips on how to sew with it using a domestic sewing machine. Barley will guide you through the process of making pretty knickers from vintage silk scarves. In the morning you can create a matching camisole top! A discount is offered when you book the full day.


On completion of this class participants will confidently be able to:

- Work with delicate and trcky fabrics

- Cut a simple garment pattern

- Assemble the fabric pieces on the machine

- Use the 'overcast' and '3 step zig zag' stitch functions

- Add elastication

- Upcycle pretty scarves into fancy knickers!

 

LEVEL: Confident Beginner

TIME: 2.30 - 5pm

PRICE: £40 / £35 conc or £65 / £60 FULL DAY (Camisole & Knicker set)

Includes materials and refreshments, but you are welcome to bring your own silk fabric or scarves



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MEET THE TEAM:


Barley Massey
Fabrications creator and recently described by the Evening Standard as "London's Eco Queen' 



Katherine May
Contemporary quilt maker and teacher. Katherine has worked with Liberty, The V&A, Fashion & Textiles Museum and Fabrications!



Sue Russell
has dedicated her life to practising, promoting and sharing skills in low impact living and keeping traditional textile skills alive.



Rosie Martin
Inspiring and encouraging a new generation of stitchers to make their own clothes through her book 'DIY Couture', workshops and events.



Ayda Anlagan
brilliant teacher and creator of design company 'Monstify' - anatomical crochet parts to animate everyday objects!



Stephanie Bescoby
Milliner, teacher, clever upcycler and baristar. There are no limits to Steph's talents!



Laura Lees
Time out recently described learning machine embroidery from laura is like learning piano from Chopin!





 

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