DATE, TIME AND LOCATION
Saturday 15th July 2023
10pm - 1pm
32 Bocking Street, London, E8 3FP
The deep dive class will take place in our shop just around the corner from Broadway Market. It's about 15 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station, 10 minutes from London Fields and Cambridge Heath overground stations.
In this three hour class you will take a deep dive into everything zips! If you've ever struggled to insert a zip, get a professional finish or want to brush up on your zip finishing techniques, this is the class for you. You'll learn the professional way to insert a variety of zips and the best finishing methods, leaving you ready to tackle any sewing project with a zip. Our deep dive series are the classes we wish we'd taken when we started our sewing journeys - it would have saved us a lot of unpicking!
WHAT WILL THIS CLASS COVER?
+ How to insert a standard zip
+ How to insert an invisible zip
+ How to insert a lapped zip
+ How to insert an exposed zip
+ How to sew a welt zippered pocket
+ How to shorten zips
+ The best methods for finishing zip ends
This is a practical class and you will complete each of the zip constructions!
This class is taught by our hugely talented teacher Kirstie. Kirstie has 6 years of experience as both a sewing teacher and as a pattern cutter and designer. Her focus is to provide a calm teaching space to give people the confidence to explore clothes making in a way that matches their needs. In her own practice she is passionate about rebuilding and repurposing to find new methods to work with what is pre-existing.
WHO IS THIS CLASS FOR?
This class is for anyone who would like to master zips and be able to face them confidently in all of their future projects.
+ Use of all tools including our PFAFF Expression 710 sewing machines.
+ All tools and materials required
+ A variety of zips and sample pieces to practice inserting each zip type
+ Tea and coffee
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING:
+ Nothing! Everything you need for this class is included in the price. You may want to bring a notebook for some extra notes.
The class will take place in our shop, just around the corner from Broadway Market. It's about 15 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station, 5 minutes from London Fields and Cambridge Heath Overground stations. The studio is at ground floor level with no steps. It is fully accessible and has a fully accessible toilet.
WHAT DO PAST STUDENTS SAY?
"I did both the pockets and zips class, I loved them both and learnt so much!"
"It was great to be able to go through particular techniques with someone who really knows! I will be signing up to the necklines one in the near future!"
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