Amanda Walker – Beginners Dressmaking

Date: 10th June 2017 - 11th June 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spaces: 8


2 Day Workshop Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June

On this two day workshop,  you can learn from Amanda how to cut out and make a fairly simple garment or possibly two.

Or you can take the opportunity to tap into the skills and experience of Amanda and Bev to complete a dressmaking or soft furnishing project which you have already started and are having trouble finishing.

If you would like to come but can only make one of the days, please give us a call 01255 242930

Includes Light lunch and refreshments 

What you will need to bring :

Fabric and pattern for your project or contact us if you would like to be given a project.


Your Tutor

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.

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