Profesional Adult Sewing Classes By Silvana

  • Discover the empowering world of sewing through our series of practical courses. Whether you're a beginner or have some sewing experience, these courses are designed to boost your confidence when working with professional sewing machines and help you develop a diverse range of sewing skills.

Course Highlights:

  • Practical Skill Development: Acquire hands-on skills to master professional sewing machines and various sewing techniques.
  • Weekly Portfolio Creation: Each week, create a portfolio of skill samples to showcase your progress and the techniques you've mastered.
  • Skill Expansion: Expand your sewing skill set, explore new creative avenues, and experiment with innovative sewing techniques.
  • Sewing Independence: Gain the independence and knowledge needed to create your own unique clothing pieces.

What will I study?

Learner hours: 25

These courses consist of two 12 week complementary courses, running one after the other (you can start the courses in any order). If you take both of them you will learn all the sewing skills needed to design, create and make your own clothes.

With each course focusing on either lower or upper body sewing techniques, you can choose whichever best fits your aspirations for creating new garments and styles.

- Professional Sewing Techniques: Lower Body.Level 1

Week by week, we will take you through topics such as:

  • Induction to using industrial machines
  • Seam types
  • Hem and Edge finishing
  • Zips
  • Fly fastenings
  • Pockets
  • Waistband and waist facings
  • Sewing darts

Toward the end of the course you will make a skirt which will demonstrate the new skills you have learned.

 Professional Sewing Techniques: Upper Body, Level 2

This course will build on the basic machine sewing skills learnt in part one. Each week, you will add to a file of samples to create a portfolio of visual work which will showcase your skills.

Week by week, we will take you professionally through topics such as:

  • Introduction to using industrial machines.
  • Collar and facing applications.
  • Various cuff finishes.
  • Various placket finishes.
  • Set-in sleeve insertion.
  • Trimming works and pressing.
  • Top stitching.

Both parts of this course are suitable for those who aspire to make clothes and want to gain a complete understanding of sewing techniques. We recommended attending both courses. However, you can attend the courses in either order.

This course runs on a Tuesdays & Wednesdays evening from 18.30 to 21.00 on the following months:

  • Professional Sewing Techniques (Lower body)Level-1
  • Wednesdays: 17 January - 24 April  2024 (excluding 14th February,3 &10 April)
  • Tuesdays : 16 January- 16 April 2024
  • Professional Sewing Techniques (Upper body):Level-2
  • Wednesday : 1 May - 17 July 2024,
  • Tuesday : 30 April - 16 July 2024


Where will I study?

Mode of delivery: Face to face

Our address is 319 Chase Road, Southgate, N14 6JT

For Maps and Directions please visit our helpful  ‘contact us ’page. Further details are sent by email when you have booked.


Please note that materials are not included within the fees for this course.

Once you have booked a course you will be sent a materials list, with instructions about what to bring on your first day. Materials can be purchased from the class if ordered in advance make a request , or online. Where necessary or relevant, some specialist materials can be purchased from the tutor during the workshops.

Key Staff

Course Tutor

Silvana Xhameta

Booking deadlines

Bookings for all Short Courses will be reviewed two weeks before the start date of each course. This will allow the Short Course team to determine whether a course has met the minimum number of students needed for the class to run. If a class has failed to recruit, the class will be re-scheduled and you will be informed. Where relevant you will be offered an alternative class. If the course has met minimum numbers, bookings will stay open to the course start date or until it has met maximum numbers.

We encourage you to book early before the deadline to avoid disappointment. As this is a small class and places are limited!

Bookings for all short courses need to be made online through our online booking system, before a course commences. You cannot enroll or attend a class on the day the course starts, without prior arrangement.


If for any reason you change your mind about joining us after you have accepted the offer, you have a legal right to cancel your contract to study with us within 24hours. This cancellation period therefore ends at the end of 24 hours after you accepted our offer/Bought the ticket. If you made a mistake on the chosen date,You will be able to change the Day the course if there is space available.

How to apply?

Stars Date End Date Day Time Cost Link
25/09/2024 11/12/2024 Wednesday 18.30 - 21.00 £500.00
17/01/2024 24/04/2024* Wednesday 18:30 - 21.00 £500:00

*Excluding 14 February, 3 & 10April 2024 for Easter break


Stars Date End Date Day Time Cost Link
24/09/2024 10/12/2024 Tuesday 18.30 - 21.00 £500.00
16/01/2024 16/04/2024* Tuesday 18:30 - 21.00 £500:00


*Excluding 14 February, 3 & 10April 2024 for Easter break

Contact us

If you wish to discuss this or any other sewing  short course please contact us on 02084479999

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