Dressmaking with an Overlocker - Wednesday 6th November 2019

Dressmaking with an Overlocker - Wednesday 6th November 2019

By Fabric HQ

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When: Wednesday 6th November, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Where: Fabric HQ, Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XJ.

Grade: Confident beginners

Would you like to further build on your overlocker techniques or just simply need support on an unfinished project? This workshop is designed to help you along the way with your commercial patterns using your overlocker. Vanessa Noonan will offer you guidance, support, theory and pointers to help you along the way with cutting out, construction, transferring markings, fitting and any technical issues you may have, but please note you may not necessary finish your garment within the session due to the diversity of projects. When the pre-read goes out will we ask you what you would like to achieve and what you will be bringing so Vanessa can try to cover everything you need from the session, enabling you to continue at home or at the next Dressmaking with an Overlocker Club! 

Please note to book this workshop you must own your own 4 thread overlocker!

You will learn how to:

  • Use a commercial pattern
  • Cutting out
  • Transferring markings
  • Which seams to use, fitting, hems etc

What to bring:

  • Your Overlocker in good working order and experience in using one
  • Machine manual, pedal and accessories (including the toolkit with tweezers, screwdrivers/allen keys)
  • A commercial pattern for Knit fabric 
  • Fabric - the amount will be printed on the pattern but please use your measurements not the dress size to work out how much fabric is needed
  • 4 x 1000m thread cones to match fabric choice
  • Your normal sewing notions such as pins, scissors etc.
  • Overlocker needles (sold at Fabric HQ)

We provide:

  • Your tuition 
  • Refreshments 

There will also be a range of haberdashery supplies for you to use in the workshop.

You should receive a pre-read a least 10 days prior to the workshop date so please do contact make@fabrichq.co.uk if you do not received this email - please do check your junk folder in case it's made it's way there first.

Once you have signed up to the class you will receive a single use 10% off fabric discount code to be used at www.fabrichq.co.uk or in our shop.  If you wish for us to email your discount code before the class so that it can be used online, please drop us an email. Please note this 10% class discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount offer.

If you have booked this workshop for someone else please let us know his or her name, email address and contact number so we can send on the workshop information prior to class. If you'd rather we didn't contact them because it was booked as a gift then please add this along with their details to the notes section.

Please email make@fabrichq.co.uk or call on 01296 615212 for more details.

Before booking please read our revised cancellation policy here terms and conditionsPlease note that there are no refunds for class bookings.

If this workshop is fully booked or you are unable to make this date please email make@fabrichq.co.uk and we will add you to our waiting list for new up and coming classes.

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