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

£120.00

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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