Learn to Sew with Fiona BelchamBA Hons PGCE EYPS

At Patches and Buttons we offer a variety of sewing lessons to meet your individual needs.

Fiona is Your teacher with practical experience teaching all age groups and qualified to teach from the early years up.

Adults beginners to bespoke

Tuition £16.50 per hour

Need help finishing (starting!) a sewing project?  Want to get your confidence back? Are you desperate to get sewing but don’t know how? Do you want to learn on your own with a teacher all to yourself or with a friend?

Private lessons allow you to really focus, without having to wait for other students to catch up and the sessions can be based on whatever you want to learn.

4 session beginners bundle £60.00

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Patches Age 12+ Dressmaking and design

The complete course covers 4 levels of varying lengths. The courses combining both hand sewing and machine sewing.

It is designed to be progressive each course building upon and then extending the skills learnt from last time.

Level 1: Beginners: Introduction to hand and machine sewing.

Level 2: Skill building: Machine control, binding, zips & design.

Level 3: Consolidation of skills: Complete your own project.

Level 4:  Challenge: Working with Jersey and other stretch fabrics.

Cost £7.50 per session

This includes course booklet, all fabrics for sample work, patterns for use in class, buttons, bits and basic trims but does not include fabrics for garments or personal patterns. 

Buttons Age 8+ fabric craft and design

 

The complete course covers 6 levels each lasting for 6/7, 1 hour sessions. It is designed to be progressive each course building upon and then extending the skills learnt from last time.

 

Level 1: Complete beginners; Hand sewing, buttons, blanket stitch

Level 2: Introducing the Sewing machine; straight lines, speed and control.

Level 3 Consolidation of skills;

Level 4: New Techniques; Mixing fabrics, making soft toys.

Level 5: Introducing design and planning; a matching cushion and blanket

Level 6: Beginners Garment Making; Design and make a simple skirt/shorts.

Cost approx £8.50 per session due before the start of each level.

This includes course booklet, all fabrics for sample work, patterns for use in class, buttons, bits and basic trims but does not include fabrics for garments or personal patterns.

 

 

 

 

 

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