Amanda’s one day workshop is designed to get you started in dressmaking. You will be able to complete a garment in the day; how complicated it is will depend on your level of experience, absolute beginners should bring a very simple pattern. Equally if you are stuck on a project and need help finishing, you can come along and tap into Amanda’s wealth of experience.
Includes homemade lunch and refreshments
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.
What you will need to bring :
You will be working in our fully equipped sewing studio complete with including overlockers.
(If you don’t have your own sewing machine you may use one of ours by prior arrangement)