Creative Workshops and Courses, Harwich, Essex

Amanda Walker – Beginners Dressmaking Summer School

£49.00 | 21st August - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | Spaces available: 6


Amanda’s Summer School is a series of 3 full day workshops designed to get you started in dressmaking. Each day is progressively more challenging than the last and new skills will be learnt on each. Equally you will be able to complete a garment on each day, so they are also ideal to book individually

On Day 1 Amanda will guide you through the process of cutting from a pattern through to making a finished pair of pyjama bottoms.

Includes homemade lunch and refreshments 

What you will need to bring :

You will be working in our fully equipped sewing studio complete with high end sewing machines, but you are welcome to bring the machine you are used to.

Fabric quantity to be advised on booking

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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By phone: Call 01255 242930. (please leave a message out of office hours and we will call you back.)

By Post: Please send your completed booking form and payment to: Old Bank Studios, 19 King Quay Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3ER.

Payment: A booking can be secured on receipt of a deposit of £20 per person (cheques made payable to ‘Old Bank Studios’), however full payment must be made at least 14 days prior to the course. Full payment can be made securely via our website or by cheque made payable to 'Old Bank Studios'.

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