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Tue, 17 Aug


Hendon Centre

SUMMER YOUTH ACTIVITIES - 7 Years To 16years Old Youth Fashion/Craft Classes/DRESSMAKING

TUESDAYS 17TH AUGUST AND THURSDAYS 19TH AUGUST 11:00AM TO 1:00PM = 4hours per week = £30 per week plus tax Workshops / Project

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SUMMER YOUTH ACTIVITIES - 7 Years To 16years Old Youth Fashion/Craft Classes/DRESSMAKING

Time & Location

17 Aug 2021, 11:00 – 13:00

Hendon Centre, 28 Church End, London NW4 4JX, UK

About the Event



Workshops / Projects

Making friend with your sewing machine

-How to start the sewing machine

-Name of different parts and their uses. Winding bobbin. Threading

-Practice stitching on paper template (no threading)

-Practice top stitching straight lines on kalico

-Making a seam

Project: Make an apron / simple top from re-cycle material

Introduction to machine decorative stitch

-Practice stitching with zigzag on calico

-Practice patched fabric

-Experimenting with appliqué technique

Project: Add an appliqué motif (hand stitch or machine stitch) on a top, T-shirt/ or skirt.


Introduction to trimmings and fastening

Practice stitching ribbons, lace, poppers, buttons, buttonholes(hand), Velcro

Project: Embellish or make up a garment using trimmings or buttons

Re-cycling an old pair of adult pair of blue denim jeans/or an old garment.

Project: Make a Simple dress, decorate to new!

Introduction to professional dressmaking techniques

- Practice seam allowance, seam neatening, casing & elastic, zips…

Introduction to personalised pattern cutting (including how to take measurement)

-Draft a circular skirt or panel skirt or elasticated trousers

Project: Make a tank top, elasticised skirt or trousers (from your pattern)

Introduction to Commercial Pattern

- Understanding instruction on commercial pattern

- Selecting style, cutting out

Project: make up garment (from re-cycle fabric)

Re-cycling an old adult T-shirt

Project: Make an elasticated jersey short (boys) or elasticated jersey skirt

Re-cycling accepted

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