This is the ideal first garment for the budding dressmaker!
In this 2.5 hour bitesized workshop you will learn how to make a beautiful, draped kimono or boxed sleeve jacket.
1. Choose to make either a box sleeved Kimono, or a batwing Kimono
2. Placing your pattern on the fabric for marking
3. Cutting out
4. Sampling your stitches on the sewing machine
5. Understanding seam allowances
6. Pinning correctly
7. Constructing your kimono
8. Using the overlocker
9. Pressing / ironing correctly
This is a one size fits all pattern, as this is a bitesize 2.5 hour workshop, no amendments can be made to the pattern.
Your safety is important to us!
We will now be reducing the size of the workshop from 6 people to 3 people per class, to adhere to the social distancing measures. As we are reducing the class numbers, it is important that students adhere and respect our cancellation policy, until we can get business back to normal, and teach at the required capacity.
On entering, we will have sanitiser stations for you to to freshen up. All machinery, sewing stations, and tools you will be using, will be sanitised before you arrive, and between each session.
At your sewing station you will also have sanitiser wipes, should you feel you need to use them.
Our lavatories are communal, but they will be supplied with santiser wipes, hand wash and disposable towels
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
2 metres of 150cm wide fabric of your choice
If you are new to sewing, please do not use silky or soft, floaty fabrics, you will find these too difficult to sew.
No sequinned fabrics.
The best fabrics for beginners are cottons, linens, soft wools. If you need assistance, please contact the studio.
Your fabric must be no shorter (in width) than 140cm, or the pattern will not fit onto the fabric.
We do have fabrics in-house to choose from which can be bought for £12 for the required 2 metres. If you bring fabric that is too short in width, or you do not bring fabrics, you will need to purchase fabric in-house.
Unfortunately we can not reschedule or refund people that do not bring the required fabrics for their session.
DO I NEED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION BEFORE I ATTEND?
No, just turn up on the day!.
RESCHEDULE & REFUND POLICY
You can cancel or amend a booking up to 5 days before your booking date. Outside of this policy there is a £15 rebooking fee on this workshop.
Only one reschedule permitted per booking.
Please note: Doors close 15 minutes after the start time on all workshops. No free reschedules or refunds to latecomers.
This is a 2.5 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time.
Please make sure you give yourself plenty of time to find the studio.
Doors close 15 minutes after the start time and latecomers will not be admitted.
This workshop is suitable for 14 years and above. All students under the age of 17, must be accompanied by a participating adult.