Grace Carter-Allen

Grace Carter-Allen teaches our Clothes Making and Clothes Upcycling classes. She has extensive knowledge of the subject thanks to over 30 years’ experience in the field. Her classes are suitable for complete beginners as well as those wanting to further develop their Clothes Making skills.
Grace gained a diploma in Fashion Craft at Medway College of Design. Her first job was as a Pattern Cutter for the fashion house Wallis. She is also a qualified teacher who has taught Garment Construction in adult education and at local primary schools.

When not teaching at All Sewn Up, Grace works at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital making pressure garments for burns patients. Any spare time is taken up with making and altering clothes on a commercial basis.

Make a Bag in 2 Days

Make a beautiful Overnight Cloth Bag in this NEW intensive weekday sewing short course.

Tutor

Pascaline Lambert

Start and End Dates

Dates & Times TBC
Please email admin@lmhs.org.uk for info and to register your interest

Duration

TBC

Tuition Fee

TBC

Introduction and Course Content

Learn to make a personalised Overnight Cloth Bag in just 2 sessions of 3.5 hours each over 2 days midweek or weekend.

This beautiful and versatile bag features zip, straps, lining and pocket. You can choose from a great selection of fabrics at All Sewn Up and specialist materials, including double-ended zips, are included in the course fee.

In this Step-by-Step course you will:

design & plan a box-style bag with zip, straps, and pockets;

learn how to choose suitable fabrics for outside and lining;

apply a double-sided zip;

insert a pocket, and much more.

All students will be supported in the making of the bag, learning any relevant new skills as required, under the supervision and assistance of our qualified sewing tutor.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at adult (18+) learners who have some experience of using a sewing machine. This intensive course is not suitable for absolute beginners.

Location

All Sewn Up, Unit 1, The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG.
Tel:  020 7840 0216
Email: admin@lmhs.org.uk

Number of Students

TBC

Assessment

Tutor feedback
Learner self-assessment

Resources

You will have the use of all equipment in the workroom including: large tables, sewing machines, over-lockers, irons & metal rulers.

Please bring a basic sewing kit (selection of threads, pins, needles, fabric and paper scissors, tape measure, seam ripper, tailor’s chalk), notebook, pen and pencil.

Material Costs

Suitable fabrics and specialist materials such as double-ended zip are included in the course fee. Additional materials such as trims may be purchased for a small charge at All Sewn Up if needed.

How to Apply

Enrol in person, by post or email admin@lmhs.org.uk
Enrolment form available online or on request (by phone or email).

Clothes Making & Fashion (Intermediate)

Learn new or refresh essential sewing techniques whilst making stylish and original outfits you’ll be proud of – create garments to your taste and fit. designer

Tutor

Grace Carter-Allen

Dates

WINTER TERM 2022
Mondays 6:30pm to 9:00pm
10 January to 7 February (5 sessions)
and
21 February to 28 March (6 sessions)

Duration

5 weeks or 6 weeks

Tuition Fee

£110 for 5 sessions or £125 for 6 sessions

Introduction and Course Content

Intermediate and advanced students will be supported in the making of garments using commercial or own patterns under the supervision and assistance of our qualified tutor.

This is a mixed level class, you will work with others at different levels.

Teaching will be in groups and on an individual one-to-one basis.

The tutor will present examples and samples and discuss the construction of your garment. There will be some demonstrations. You can practice methods taught by the tutor’s demonstrations. Students can take notes, photos of demonstrations.

Entry Requirements

This course is an intermediate level, suitable for people who have some knowledge of using a sewing machine and constructing a garment. Adult Learners 18+

Location

All Sewn Up, Unit 1, The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG.
Tel:  020 7840 0216
Email: admin@lmhs.org.uk

Number of Students

10 maximum

Assessment

Tutor feedback
Learner self-assessment

Resources

You will have the use of all equipment in the workroom including: large tables, sewing machines, over-lockers, irons & metal rulers.

Material Costs

You will need to supply all fabrics, haberdashery & your own sewing kit, list available at first session. Some materials can be purchased from the tutor. Price list available in the classroom.

How to Apply

Enrol in person, by post or email admin@lmhs.org.uk
Enrolment form available online or on request (by phone or email).