Tuesday, 10 May 2011

50's Style Apron Workshop in Dumfries

50's Style Apron Workshop
at So Sew Pretty, 67 Terregles Street, Dumfries, DG2 9BD

PRICE : £25.00

During this '50's Style Apron' workshop , you will build on your existing basic sewing skills.
At this workshop you'll make and take home a pretty 50's Style gathered apron. Raid my stash of vintage & thrifted fabrics to create a contrast patch pocket and add a delightful ribbon trim and bow.
Wow your dinner guests with your very own handmade retro gingham apron. The perfect finishing touch for any Domestic Goddess!
You'll learn how to do all these things.....................
· How to make an apron

· How to sew gathers

· How to sew a patch pocket

· How to attach and sew a waistband

· How to sew a curved hem

· How to use iron on interfacing

· How to attach ribbons and trims

· How to sew ribbon ties

· How to use an overlocker sewing machine

· Insider hints & tips of the trade

· Pinning + cutting & ironing techniques
Materials Included: Gingham, Recycled and Vintage Fabric, Thread, Iron on Interfacing & Ribbon
Basic tools of the trade are also provided* so all you have to do is show up!
*If you have your own sewing machine bring it with you but don’t forget the instruction manual & some spare machine needles.
Classes are small, maximum class number is 6 guests, to ensure you get the personal tuition you need to help with your project and get the best out of each workshop we host. There is also the chance to chat with the other guests and meet like minded new friends!

PLEASE NOTE: This is an intermediate sewing workshop. If you already know your way around the sewing machine, feel comfortable using it, threading, loading the bobbin, back stitching and your able to sew a straight seam, then this class is for you.

If you have never used a sewing machine before or you've not used one in years and years we recommend you book a place on our Oh Sew Basic beginner's sewing machine workshop in preparation for making your skirt.
Please check your diary carefully and read our Booking Terms & Conditions before you book a So Sew Pretty Workshop.
To reserve a place on the 50's Style Apron workshop head on over to our online shop, Click Here.
Leah x

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