Starting 9th September, every Wednesday ending on 21st October.
The course begins with discussing styles, fabrics and the type of garment to make, suitable to your ability. Over the following weeks you will be taken step by step from designing through to the completion of a handmade garment with a professional finish.
Refreshments are included.
What you will need to bring :
- The exact requirements for your particular project will be discussed at the first session.
- A pattern
- Matching thread, zip, buttons, hooks, etc, as required.
- Scissors, pins and a tape measure.
Amanda Walker was born in Cambridge in 1958. She attained a Diploma in Fashion and has worked in numerous fashion and design jobs; designing everything from men’s and women’s wear to handbags shoes and belts.
For the past twenty-seven years Amanda’s design work has encompassed one-off wedding dresses, special occasion outfits, clothes for major toy brands such as Cindy Dolls and millinery. She has also taught a variety of college courses from design and garment making to soft furnishings.
Amanda regularly contributes to magazines such as Homemaker and Crafts Beautiful and in 2006 was voted ‘Designer of the Year’ and runner up in 2007.