11th September 2018 | “Bodice Fitting Masterclass” with Charlotte Newland, Winner of The Great British Sewing Bee


The wonderful Charlotte Newland, WINNER of The Great British Sewing Bee 2016, will be here in Nailsworth on Tuesday 11th September 2018 as a special guest teacher running her full day “Bodice Fitting Masterclass”! This class is designed for students who have some experience in dressmaking and know how to assemble a pattern but have struggled with fit.

You will fit the bodice, not the skirt, of a dress pattern of your choice. Students need to bring their own dress pattern which must have a separate bodice and skirt – no shift dresses for this class. It’s a good idea to bring a couple along in case one goes really quickly. Often three muslins are required for a perfect fit – the more pieces your pattern has, the longer it will take.

Where: (Upper Room) Town Hall, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth, Stroud GL6 0JF
When: Tuesday 11th September 2018, 10:00 – 17:00 (with half hour lunch break)
What is supplied: Pattern tracing paper, calico/muslin, thread.
What to bring: Sewing machine, needles, scissors, tape measure, ruler, pencils, pins, chalk etc.
Refreshments: Tea & coffee supplied. Please bring a packed lunch.

Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

About your teacher:
Charlotte is an all-round crafter who loves quilting, dressmaking, knitting and crochet. She was taught to sew as a small child by her mum, grandma and school teachers, and now loves to pass her knowledge on to others. Charlotte believes that crafting is a wonderful escape from the stresses of daily life, as well as giving a sense of achievement from creating something handmade. Charlotte was the winner of BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee 2016, and lives in London with her husband, kids, pets and sewing machines.

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