Sewing & Textiles Club

A calm and friendly environment where you can practice sewing and complete projects. An opportunity to use the amazing facilities at All Sewn Up.
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Tutor

There is no tutor for this session, but a member of the All Sewn Up Team will be present.

Start and End Dates

SPRING TERM 2019:
Tuesdays 15 January – 2 April 2019, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Duration

11 weeks

Sewing & Textiles Club fee

£3.50 per hour; £10/3hrs; £15/day; £90/term (in advance)

Introduction and Course Content

All Sewn Up’s Sewing & Textiles Club is a calm and friendly environment where you can practice without tutor a variety of textile-based techniques such as Soft Furnishing, Clothes Making, Embroidery, Knitting, Crochet, etc.

This is a unique opportunity to use on an hourly basis the amazing facilities at All Sewn Up – including large cutting and ironing tables, Bernina sewing and over-locker machines, industrial sewing machines, pressure-steam irons.

Aimed at both budding and experienced sewers who wish to advance or complete projects, as well as at students and practitioners of Fashion and Textile Design disciplines who need a well-equipped workshop to experiment with their creative ideas.

Entry Requirements

This session is aimed at adults (18+) who are able to work without tutor on their own projects.

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

Will vary depending on which activities people are doing, with a maximum of 12 for most sessions.

Assessment

New users will be inducted into the safe use of All Sewn Up’s workshop equipment and Health & Safety procedures on first session each term. LMHS/ASUP reserve the right to refuse this Sewing Club session to anyone who is deemed unable or unwilling to abide by its Terms & Conditions of Use. [these will be available online as a PDF to download as well as on the Club register to read and sign for]

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 provide all the materials necessary to work on your project. Some materials are available to purchase at ASUP. There might be small charges for the use of consumables.

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).

Embroidery – Cross Stitch & Blackwork Short Course

NEW Evening Class: learn essential Embroidery techniques (Cross Stitch & Blackwork) and make a beautiful Sampler or Textile Art to Frame and take Home.

Tutor

Frances Burden

Start and End Dates

SPRING TERM 2019:
1 – Wednesday 23 & 30 January 2019, 6.30pm-9.00pm
2 – Wednesday 27 February & 6 March 2019, 6.30pm-9.00pm

Duration

2 weeks

Tuition Fee

£40 each course (some materials included in the fee, see below)

Introduction and Course Content

These NEW Embroidery Short Courses (2 evenings each) aim to introduce you to basic Cross Stitch and Blackwork – two of the best Embroidery stitch techniques to learn or refresh – and to help you make a beautiful piece of Textile Art or Sampler to frame and take home with you.
Students will choose their design among many available patterns – or can bring their own (there are countless small Cross Stitch designs free to download from the internet). Techniques covered may include:
• Alphabet
• Adding colour to design
• Filler patterns
• Borders
Most materials, including worksheets, embroidery canvas needles and haberdashery items will be provided for the course but please bring along your own notebook, pens and pencils. Feel free to bring your own embroidery thread if you have a specific colour scheme in mind. Also included a frame for your piece.

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for adult learners (18+) with basic hand stitch experience. Beginners are also welcome.

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

12 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. You will have the use of an Embroidery hoop for the duration of the course.

Material Costs

Most embroidery materials including worksheets, embroidery canvas needles and haberdashery items will be provided for the course; there might be small fees for additional items. Also included a Frame for your Textile Art piece to take home.

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).

General Sewing Techniques

A great class for both Clothes Making and Soft Furnishing – learn new or improve sewing skills for your chosen Fashion and Home Textiles projects.
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Tutor

Grace Carter-Allen

Start and End Dates

SPRING TERM 2019:
Fridays 18 January – 5 April 2019, 10.00am – 12.30pm

Duration

11 weeks

Tuition Fee

£155 (Half a Term fees available, please check T&C of Enrolment for details)

Introduction and Course Content

This is a class for anyone with an interest in general sewing, be it Clothes Making or basic Soft Furnishing. It is an opportunity to learn or refresh essential and advanced sewing techniques applicable to both fields whilst completing a variety of projects of your choice, such as simple garments or cushion covers with zips and piping.

Sewing techniques covered in this class include:
Introduction and consolidation to the use of sewing and overlocking machines
Use of a variety of machine feet including zipper foot
Beginners may learn to:
Insert zips, pockets, collars and cuffs as well as piping
Apply a variety of seams and stitches, by hand and with a machine
Learners with previous knowledge will be able to apply the above to more complex projects, including shirts and jackets as well as small curtains and blinds.

Entry Requirements

All levels. This course is for adult learners (18+) with no knowledge of sewing as well as for learners who have previous experience.

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

12 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).

Clothes Upcycle & Mend

NEW Short course: Jazz up your favourite outfits and bring them up to date – remodel vintage and bargain sales impulse buys to fit you properly.
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Tutor

Sylvia Chin

Start and End Dates

AUTUMN TERM 2018

1 – Monday 21st January to Monday 11th February 2019, 1.00pm – 3.30pm
2 – Monday 4th  to Monday 25th March 2019, 1.00pm – 3.30pm

Duration

4 weeks each course

Tuition Fee

£60 (£35 Concessions) each course

Introduction and Course Content

This class is a perfect chance to learn to make the most of your wardrobe, be it vintage or new clothes, favorite outfits that could do with a bit of TLC… In this class you will bring new or old clothes that need mending, updating to the latest styles and those that require alterations for a perfect fit. You may also bring unfinished clothes making projects that need expert help to complete. Learners will do the sewing as directed by the tutor.

Sewing techniques you may learn or refresh include:
consolidation to the use of sewing and overlocking machines and hand sewing
Shorten or lengthen skirts’ or trousers’ hems neatly
Modify collars or sleeves
Take in width or let out with the use of fabric panels
Insert or replace zips, and much more

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at adult learners (18+) who are familiar with the use of a sewing machine and can hand sew.

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

12 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 garments, 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).

Make a Beret or Baker Boy Hat in 2 Days

Make a trendy Beret or Baker Boy Hat in 2 Saturdays to complement your own fashion style in this NEW inspiring weekend sewing short course.
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Tutor

Carla Rose

Start and End Dates

SPRING TERM 2019:
1 – Saturday 23 & 30 January 2019, 10.30am – 4pm (including 30mins lunch break)
2 – Saturday 2 & 9 March 2019, 10.30am – 4pm (including 30mins lunch break)

Duration

2 Saturdays (10 hours)

Tuition Fee

£70.00 each course (fee includes some materials, see below)

Introduction and Course Content

Make a trendy Beret or Baker Boy Hat to complement your own fashion style in this NEW inspiring sewing class. Students will learn the basics of Hat-Making pattern cutting and sewing machine construction techniques in order to make their own basic 6- or 8- Section Crown hat, fitted to size, from flat pattern to finished piece.

Students will learn to:
Draw out millinery patterns to fit own head size
Create a 6- or 8- Section Crown from paper patterns to 3D toiles
Adapt patterns in order to personalise your design
Design, Make and Insert a Peak
Sew a variety of seam finishes
Use a range of Professional Millinery construction & finishing techniques to take home a beautiful Hat.

Students will learn how to use fusible interfacing fabrics to give a hat structure and look at various peak inserts to achieve different effects/styles.
Demonstrations will be given for all construction techniques and students will create a portfolio of their own samples for future reference, before moving on to make the finished piece.

Technical tips and advice will be given in relation to how to handle different fabric weights and whether special equipment will need to be used.
All students will be supported in the making of the hat, learning any relevant new skills as required, under the supervision and assistance of our qualified Millinery tutor.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at adult (18+) learners who have previous experience of using a sewing machine or can use a machine with some confidence. Basic hand sewing capabilities useful but not essential.

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

12 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. Specialist Millinery Buckram and Bondaweb to make a peak as well as toile fabric will be provided free of charge.

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

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
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Tutor

Grace Carter-Allen

Start and End Dates

SPRING TERM 2019:
1 – Mondays 14 January – 1 April 2019, 6.45pm – 9.15pm
2 – Thursdays 17 January – 4 April 2019, 6.45pm – 9.15pm

Duration

11 weeks

Tuition Fee

£155 (Half a Term fees available, please check T&C of Enrolment for details)

Introduction and Course Content

Beginners will learn how to use sewing and over-locking machines and to make a series of samples including a variety of seams, pockets, inserted zips and collars before starting on own projects.

Intermediate and advanced students will be supported in the making of garments using commercial or own patterns, learning any relevant new skills as required, under the supervision and assistance of our qualified Fashion tutor.

Sewing techniques you may learn or refresh include:
Introduction and consolidation to the use of sewing and overlocking machines
Use of commercial patterns or own designs

Beginners will learn to:
Insert a variety of zips
Apply a range of pockets
Make a range of collars and cuffs
Apply a range of seams
Use a variety of machine feet including zipper foot
Learners with previous knowledge will be able to apply the above to garments old and new.

Entry Requirements

All levels. This course is for adult learners (18+) with no knowledge of clothes making as well as for learners who have previous experience.

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

12 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).