Silvana's Beginners Sewing Class
Silvana's Beginners Sewing Class
Silvana Boutique

Silvana's Beginners Sewing Class

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    • 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.
    • Professional Sewing Techniques (Lower body) Level1

    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 & Wednesday evening from 18.30 to 21.00 on the following months:

    • Professional Sewing Techniques (Lower body) Level1
    • Wednesdays: 24 January -1May 2024 (excluding 14th February,3 &10 April)
    • Tuesdays: 23 January- 30 April 2024
    • Professional Sewing Techniques (Upper body) Level2
    • Wednesday: 8 May - 24 July 2024,
    • Tuesday: 7May- 23 July 2024