Sewing Class – Tuesday & Thursday evenings

 

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 The courses are closed for the Summer and will restart on Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 September.

Our lovely sewing tutor will be back to teach you the delights of sewing, pattern altering and much more.

Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursday’s 7.00-9.30pm.  Classes are popular so book early to avoid disappointment.

The Full eight week course is £200. If paid in advance the course costs £180, i.e. one class free. To secure your place you need to pay a deposit of £20 which is deducted from the total cost but is not refundable if you cancel.

The class is very relaxed and sociable, you work on your own project suitable for your level and learn the foundation of sewing, and pattern alterations. Students have made bags, cushions, window blinds, tops, skirts and dresses and more.  We have lots of equipment and spare fabrics and threads, which can be used for embroidery and appliqué, but you should bring all the materials for your own project. We have a machine that can be used by all the students and I encourage people to bring their own machine so they become familiar with it, this can be stored at the gallery during the term.

All the class are very friendly and we always have cake, biscuits and fruit with lots of tea to keep us going through the evening, if you should need any further information don’t hesitate to contact me.

For more information please e-mail: portico.sewingcircle@gmail.com

Here is more information about Angela:Angela is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, and has worked in the fashion industry for almost 20 years and currently works at University of the Arts London. She is passionate about fashion, textiles, and all its wonderful crafts and wishes to impart her knowledge to encourage others to create lovely individual handmade items, de-mystify sewing and fashion crafts.

For more information please e-mail Angela at: portico.sewingcircle@gmail.com alternatively you can contact the Portico Gallery at: info@porticogallery.org.uk or 0208 761 7612

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