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Your Body; Your Block

FACTS
Course title: Your Body; Your Block
Course location: FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.
Study level: Beginners – Advanced
Course days and hours:  10am - 3pm, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the next available dates
Course length:  1 Day for 5 hours

CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE
Your block; Your body:  Its a fact that we are all not one body shape, so why do we all use the same patterns!? In this class let our experts teach you how to professionally take your own measurements and apply them to a pattern block so that you come away with a pattern that is your perfect fit which you can make into hundreds of different styles, once you have a brilliant fit that you are confident with the possibilities are endless!

We offer three different courses under Your body; Your block ‘Dresses,’ ‘Trousers’ and ‘Blouses’ which give us the chance to hone in on your needs and make sure you leave with the pattern you need help with.

All classes run from 10am - 3pm - Price: £90 +VAT
* Full payment of the course is required to reserve your place.  

Please register your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.  Or please call 0208 809 3311 for further information.  FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.

Absolute Beginners

FACTS
Course title: Absolute Beginners
Course location: FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.
Study level: Beginners – Advanced
Course days and hours:  11am - 2pm, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the next available dates
Course length:  1 Day for 3 hours

CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE
This practical workshop for beginners will give you the essential tools and knowledge to take on any sewing challenge.  

The workshop will include:
•    How to use an industrial machine, threading, winding a bobbin and machine maintenance.
•    Getting to grips with zip insertion and button making
•    Guidance and explanation of the different seams and how to perfectly execute them
•    Grain lines, pinning and making patterns and cutting
•    Pressing and finishing techniques
•    Refreshments and fun friendly atmosphere!

All classes run from 11am - 2pm - Price: £45 +VAT
* Full payment of the course is required to reserve your place.  

Please register your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.  Or please call 0208 809 3311 for further information.  FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.

SOS Sewing Alterations

FACTS
Course title: SOS Sewing Alterations!
Course location: FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.
Study level: Beginners – Advanced
Course days and hours:  11am - 2pm, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the next available dates
Course length:  1 Day for 3 hours

CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE
Become your own tailor in this 3-hour master-class workshop, bring a garment you’d like to transform and breathe new life into it with the help of our industry experts based at our own Factory.

The workshop will include:
•    Short demos on common alterations including shortening /lengthening; taking in/letting out; adding darts/shaping
•    Bring along a garment that you need altering and start altering it yourself with our stitching diva
•    Got a great pair of jeans that need shortening? Learn our sneaky Jean trick and retain the original look of the hem
•    Need to let down sleeves on a jacket? Let us show you how easy it is to make your clothes really fit
•    Refreshments and fun friendly atmosphere!

All classes run from 11am - 2pm - Price: £45 +VAT
Full payment of the course is required to reserve your place.  

Please register your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.  Or please call 0208 809 3311 for further information.  FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.

Bonkers for Bags!

FACTS
Course title: Bonkers for Bags!
Course location: FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.
Study level: Beginners – Advanced
Course days and hours:  11am - 2pm, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the next available dates
Course length:  1 Day for 3 hours

CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE
Are you bonkers for bags?  Come and join our creative group- design and make your own Tote bag and learn new skills and techniques too!

The workshop will include:
•    Simple step-by-step guide of how to create a tote bag.
•    Essential stitching techniques which you will need to create your bag.
•    Grain lines, pinning, cutting and understanding your bag pattern
•    Getting to grips with zip insertion and button making
•    Appliqué techniques patch pocket application
•    Pressing and finishing techniques
•    Refreshments and fun friendly atmosphere!

All classes run from 11am - 2pm - Price: £45 +VAT
* Full payment of the course is required to reserve your place.  

Please register your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.  Or please call 0208 809 3311 for further information.  FTA, Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ.