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‘Sewcial Sessions’ – Dressmaking, Bags & Home Furnishings

The ‘Sewcial Sessions’ are for those of you who want to make a project of your choice, with expert tuition at hand throughout, and a chance to mingle with other sewing enthusiasts!  The sessions are open to anyone of any skill level to attend.  You will be able to bring any type of project you would like from dressmaking to bags, to home furnishings etc.  The choice is yours!

Please just bear in mind that I will be helping all attendees and will do my best to help you every step of the way.  Please don’t bring something that you would need ‘one to one’ for.  You might be interested in my other Dressmaking courses to coincide with my dressmaking book, Dressmaking. The Easy Guide.

Next workshops: –

Thursday 8th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre
Thursday 22nd 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre

Thursday 7th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre
Thursday 28th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre

Thursday 11th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre
Thursday 25th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre

Thursday 9th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre
Thursday 23rd 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre

Thursday 13th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre
Thursday 27th 2-5pm – Three Crosses Community Centre

Duration of workshop: 3 hours

Cost: £35

Number of places:  5

Where: The workshops will be held in Three Crosses Community Centre.

What to bring: Please bring your own equipment.  I can provide sewing machines but I always recommend bringing your own if you have one.  Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided!

What to make: It is advisable to let me know what you are planning to make before the sessions so I can advise you with what you need to bring.  If you need help deciding, you could look through my list of workshops and I can bring a pattern and advise you with what else you may need.   You could also choose one of the lovely kits I sell in my Sewing Shop.

Skill level: Ideally, you will need to have completed the ‘Intro To Sewing Workshop’ or have some basic sewing skills already. You should know how to wind a bobbin, thread your machine and be confident sewing simple seams.

Tools and equipment: I sell a range of tools and equipment needed for dressmaking and general sewing.  You can order these online and have postage refunded on collection.

Please note – Within the price of the ticket, there is a £15 booking charge. If you are unable to attend the workshop for any reason, you will be offered a place on the next available workshop, but you will need to pay the £15 booking charge to secure your place due to the limited numbers and hire charges incurred for the venue.

About Me: With over 18 years in business running the Helen Rhiannon Designer Label, I have made everything over the years from prom dresses, pageant costumes, stage outfits and now I specialise in handmade bridalwear.  I am a fully qualified teacher and have taught at all levels from secondary, further education and degree level with a unique insight into the fashion industry throughout Wales.   The last 13 years, I have been running the hugely popular All Sewn Up workshops throughout Wales, with tutorials featuring in National sewing magazines and a published book called ‘Sew Perfect Pets’.  My Dressmaking Book, ‘Dressmaking. The Easy Guide’ is due out in June 2023. You will be in good hands !