Sewing Masterclass with Julie

Get all the help you need on your project, and amazing sewing tips as well, with our super-teacher Julie!

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Work on the dressmaking project of your choice with the expert guidance of Sew Over It’s resident Super-Teacher, Julie Johnston. What she doesn’t know about sewing simply isn’t worth knowing!

If you’re stuck with a fitting question and don’t know where to turn next, have an invisible zip or buttonholes that you’re too scared to tackle or simply want to complete your project and learn some expert tips along the way then Julie is here to help. In these guided sewing sessions, you can bring along any project that you’re working on and Julie will help you through any sticking points, setting you up for sewing success!

So we can be prepared for your session, after booking please get in touch on [email protected] to let us know what you’ll be working on. Attendees have found it useful to bring two or three projects that they are stuck on so they can benefit the most from Julie’s advice and leave the easy bits to do at home. For example, fitting some trousers, decoding some tricky instructions and mastering hemming chiffon fabrics all in a six-hour session!

Your teacher

Julie has been part of the Sew Over It team since it began. She’s had a career in theatre, bespoke dressmaking, pattern cutting, tailoring… I could go on! She has an incredible wealth of information to share and loves nothing more than helping someone learn something new.

Your classmates

We like to keep our class sizes small at Sew Over It, giving you lots of one on one time with your teacher and the opportunity to ask as many questions as you can think of! The maximum class size for the Sewing Masterclass with Julie is six.

Included in the price of the course:

You’ll receive all the calico you need to make up any toiles, and all the pattern paper you need to make any adjustments along with the most valuable thing of all… Julie’s advice!

You will need to bring:

Please bring with you the pattern that you are working on and any required materials.

Level: 5

  • Have made various basic garments to a good standard
  • Very familiar with sewing cotton, may have occasionally used drapey or stretchy fabrics
  • Can cut, pin and sew fabric accurately
  • Know how to place and pin patterns on fabric without guidance
  • Can insert an invisible zip and sew darts without guidance
  • Can attach facings
  • Can carry out all skills mentioned in previous levels

Class length: Two 3 hour Sessions

Price: £150

For further information on our classes (including how to get to us and our cancellation policy) see our Class FAQs page.

Class Dates:

Saturday 25th February 2020, 10am-5pm: Fully Booked

Saturday 18th April 2020, 10am-5pm: Book Now

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