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Sewing Classes For Children Ages 11+

Sewing Workshops (3hrs)

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Hands on, practical one off and fun workshops for young adults ages 11+.


Workshops can be bespoke 1:1 classes or for small groups of up to a maximum of 5 students per class and will include an introduction to sewing safely and using a machine, practising different machine skills, before making something fabulous and creative to take away.  


Price is £25 pp plus the cost of any materials required.  Full course details, including materials required,  will be sent out on registration,


Please contact Siobhan directly to arrange by clicking on the contact button below or emailing courses@salledecouture.co.uk

Weekly Sewing Class

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These after school course will run fortnightly in blocks of six sessions and are available for children and teenagers ( ages 11+, ) on a Monday evening.


Classes run for 1.5 - 2 hours depending on age and experience.  Groups will be organised into groups by age and experience (however no experience is necessary!) 


Class sizes will be kept small, with no more than 5 children attending each class, so that I can work closely with them. 


Price will be £20 per session (for two hour sessions every other week - teenagers group) or £15 (for 1.5 hour class fortnightly - younger class) and can be paid termly (6 sessions per term). Lessons will teach progressive skills each week.   


The course will cover operating a sewing machine safely, cutting fabrics and patterns safely, and will give students an introduction to a number of skills.


The course content may vary but will include some or all of the following (please note, this will be dependent on speed of work and confidence of the students. It is important they are comfortable with each technique/lesson before moving on to the next project):

- sewing safely, operating a sewing machine, practise stitching and techniques session. 

- making a pin cushion for use on the remainder of the course

- making a envelope cushion

- making a washbag or similar

-introduction to zips, buttons and buttonholes

- an introduction to patterns - understanding symbols and markings

-beginner dressmaking skills

-patchworking

-and much more!


Details of Monday after school courses can be found on the Sewing Courses page of this site, or please call Siobhan on 07789074615, click the contact button below or email courses@salledecouture.co.uk for more information .


Booking 11+ Workshops & Courses

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For further information on sewing courses for children or workshops or to book a space please call Siobhan 07789 074615 or click on the contact button or email on courses@salledecouture.co.uk

Alternatively, please follow me on facebook or instagram for instant updates.  Courses are based near Royston and are only 20 minutes from Cambridge.