Alter your clothes and revamp your wardrobe! You will learn how to shorten or lengthen hems, how to take in or let side seams, how to replace zips and lots more. You will use a sewing machine and overlocker if appropriate. All abilities welcome.
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Course Dates 2018 – 2019
Fridays 1pm to 3.30pm Marilyn Mitchelmore
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge
- 6 sessions 28 February £99 / £63 D51B
New course dates will be available in our next Course Guide 2020 – 21 from Summer 2020
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Tutor – Marilyn Mitchelmore
Coming from a family of glove makers in Wales, I’ve always been keen on sewing. I find the benefits of sewing to be vast! Sewing can be calming as well as teaching us patience.
I was drawn into teaching because I’m passionate about adult learning. So I’ve been lucky enough to combine a personal interest of mine with my teaching career.
Newcomers to my class begin by making a pin cushion. Then, I hand over the ropes! Learners are given the freedom to do whatever they like, with my support when they need. Previous learners have made baby clothes, chair covers, and even ball gowns! It’s all about trial and error in my class, with a supportive and friendly environment to help you achieve your potential.
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