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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 17 Sept 2022, 10.00-12.00
    Product code: HLamp220917
    Places available: 4
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £40.00

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    Clone your Closet at Bambers

    You know THAT item in your wardrobe? It’s your wear-it-every-day, so-blimmin-comfortable, wish-I’d-bought-three absolute favourite. But it has seen better days and you’re feeling anxious about its inevitable demise. Well now you can clone that clothing!

    Date & time: Sat 17 Sept 2022, 13.00-17.00
    Product code: Clone220917
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £50.00

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    Jesmonite Plant Pot and Coaster

    Learn about the versatile modern casting material Jesmonite, think of it as an eco-friendly lightweight answer to concrete!

    Date & time: Sat 24 Sept, 10.00-12.30
    Product code: Jesmonite220924
    Places available: 6
    Skill level: Beginner
    Venue: Oppidan Social

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    £40.00

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    Develop your Sewing Skills Course

    Ready to take your sewing to the next level? Join us for this 3-week course, designed to build your portfolio of sewing skills and give you the confidence to tackle any sewing project.

    Date & time: Mon 3, 10 & 17 Oct 2022, 18.30-21.00
    Product code: AStepdev221003
    Places available: 0
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £80.00

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    Introduction to Dressmaking

    If you have never used a sewing pattern or made a garment before, then this is the workshop for you!

    Date & time: Wed 5, 12 & 19 Oct 2022, 18.30-21.00
    Product code: Dsdress221005
    Places available: 4
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Home Studio Chorlton

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    £87.50

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    Sew your own Wiggle Dress

    Free your inner bombshell and sew this seriously sexy wiggle dress to flatter your womanly curves. Choose to make either a sleeveless shift-style dress or one with a flattering mid-length sleeve and make the ultimate dress to flatter your figure.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 9.00-17.00
    Product code: Dwiggle221008
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £87.50

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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 8 Oct 2022, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: Dtunic221008
    Places available: 3
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £75.00

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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 8 Oct 2022, 10.30-17.00
    Product code: DApencil221008
    Places available: 2
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £75.00

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    Sew your own Kimono Jacket

    Super quick to make, a Kimono style jacket is a perfect garment for summer layering or a swish night out.

    Date & time: Sat 8 Oct 2022, 12.00-17.00
    Product code: Dkimjaq221008
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

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    £60.00

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