One hour individual tuition

You've got the sewing bug and want to begin right now. It’s not always easy to commit to a specific time each week, or even find a class which teaches what you want to be taught.

I offer individual tuition a time and frequency to suit your lifestyle. You might need help with threading and using your machine, or embarking on your first project, or perhaps even brushing up on long-forgotten sewing skills. Whatever skills you need to acquire, I can help.

You do not need to have a session every week, and your learning can be worked at your own pace.

You decide might decide you want to work towards a project as many students find it easier to learn new skills as they put them into practice.

As a guide, and it’s by no means exhaustive, I can teach the following:

  • Attaching linings to waistbands
  • Basic corsetry
  • Boning an evening dress
  • Embellishing garments
  • Fly front trousers
  • Garment alterations
  • How to alter a pattern to make it fit
  • How to work with delicate fabrics
  • Insert concealed zips
  • Inserting a sleeve into a dress or jacket
  • Inserting pockets Lining a jacket
  • Making a suit
  • Making your homemade garments fit
  • Professional finishing
  • Relining a garment
  • Revamping garments
  • Working with delicate fabrics

Soft furnishing skills:

  • Cushion making
  • Curtain making
  • How to reline your curtains