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    Sew your own Fit and Flare Dress

    The cutest dress on the block. Our Fit & Flare dress could be sewn up in retro cotton as a sweet and wearable day dress, or made from something special to become a fiercely flirty occasion dress.

    Date & time: Sat 4 Sept 2021, 9.15-17.00
    Product code: Dfitnflare210904
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £87.50

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    Sew your own A-line or Pencil Skirt

    If you’re raring to take your first steps into dressmaking, join us in making either an A-line or pencil skirt in just one day and leave with a super stylish end result.

    Date & time: Sat 4 Sept 2021, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: DApencil210904
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £75.00

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    Sew your own Stretch Batwing Top

    ​Holy pins and needles, Batman! Become your own sewing superhero and overcome the fear of working with that troublesome stretchy fabric.

    Date & time: Sat 4 Sept 2021, 12.30-17.00
    Product code: Dbatwing210904
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £50.00

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    Sew your own Tunic Dress or Top

    Wardrobe staples have a special place in every girl’s heart, but what about making one for yourself. This fashion focused tunic dress, with a flattering boat neck, is the perfect everyday wear.

    Date & time: Sat 4 Sept 2021, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: Dtunic210904
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £75.00

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    Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Do you have a classic hourglass figure? Are you the same dress size in every shop? Nope, nor us.

    Date & time: Sat 4 Sept 2021, 10.00-15.30
    Product code: Cbodice210904
    Places available: 0
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £65.00

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    Learn to Knit at Oppidan Social

    There has never been a better time to pick up those needles and get them clacking! We’ll take you step by step through the basics, leaving you confident and wanting more!

    Date & time: Sun 12 Sept 2021, 10.00-13.00
    Product code: Knit210912
    Places available: 5
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Oppidan Social

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    £40.00

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    Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade

    If you want a bespoke look when it comes to lighting up your room, but can’t find the right lampshade, why not make it yourself?

    Date & time: Sat 18 Sept 2021, 9.00-11.00
    Product code: HLamp210918
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £40.00

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    Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Do you have a classic hourglass figure? Are you the same dress size in every shop? Nope, nor us.

    Date & time: Sat 18 Sept 2021, 11.45-17.00
    Product code: Cbodice210918
    Places available: 7
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £65.00

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    Sew your own Knickers

    Don’t let your underwear let you down – simply sew your own knickers! Bring your knicker drawer to life with these fantastic briefs, the ideal project to perfect your sewing and overlocking skills.

    Date & time: Sat 25 Sept 2021, 14.00-17.00
    Product code: Dknicker210925
    Places available: 0
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £35.00

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    Sew your own Kimono

    A kimono is perfect for swanning around the house, covering up in the sun or channeling your inner bohemian at festivals.

    Date & time: Sat 25 Sept 2021, 12.00-17.00
    Product code: Dkimono210925
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £60.00

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Workshops Scheduled for 2021

We now have a full schedule of sewing and craft workshops on sale and are looking forward to welcoming you back in 2021! In line with latest government guidelines on reopening close contact services, we will be implementing additional measures. Complying with social distancing guidelines (2m, or 1m with risk mitigation where 2m is not viable),…

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