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Level 2 Overlocking workshops Learn advanced overlocking techniques inc. stabilising seams, pintucks, rolled hems, flat locking: seams, hems, decorative edges, gathering, overlock on elastic & corner finishing. Extend your knowledge of your overlocker's capabilities! You'll learn how to do: - Rolled hems - Flat locking - Gathering - Elastic - Pintucks - Blind hemming/flat locking - Introduction to differential feed - Overlocking different fabrics (stretch, loose weave, slippery/satiny fabrics) There is no scheduled break, but you can bring refreshments to eat/drink in class. We also have a selection of teas and coffees.
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
Carrie White Carrie has been sewing for over 10 years and has a BA (1st Hons) degree in Costume Production from Rose Bruford College. As well as teaching she works as a professional seamstress specialising in wedding dresses and special occasion wear. She also manages the costume (cosplay) events for MCM Comic Con. Her expertise includes dressmaking, costume making, alterations and pattern cutting.
What you’ll need
Fabric: Of each of these Fabrics: Please pre-cut a row of 30cm (ish) squares and keep the remaining amount 20cm (ish) strip 50 cm firmly woven cotton or poly-cotton fabric like calico or furnishing fabric, doesn't need to be high end quality 50 cm silky/chiffon/floaty/formal wear fabric 50cm of jersey or stretch materials Notions: 50cm wide length of elastic (or scraps of elastic) approx 1cm wide 50cm length of ribbon (or scraps of ribbon) 50cm length of lace (or scraps of lace trimming) Polyester Thread: 4 x 5000m cones or 4 x 1000m good quality spools in 4 different light or bright colours - so it can be seen easily on the fabric (avoid black, navy blue or bottle green which are hard to see the definition of). Buy normal polyester sewing thread or overlocker cones (not thick button thread or cheap unbranded threads). See our list of where to buy 1000-5000m threads reels and cones here OPTIONAL: Any items of clothing that have overlocking techniques on them you'd like to ask about...
Coronavirus safety measures
Staying safe in class during Covid-19 Hi everyone! Hope you're all keeping well. In line with the latest goverment guidance we have put some measures together in a way that feels the safest in order to avoid tranmission of Covid-19. Please read about this below. New! We are now serving complimentary tea, coffees, squash, herb teas and water in classes again : ) Page updated 28th July 2021 Sew In Brighton Covid-19 Classroom Safety Measures in place currently: Distancing: We aim to ensure a minumim of 1m social distancing between student workstations. The very nature of sewing means you need space and each person will have their own table (measuring at least 1m by 60cm). If you would like a greater degree of distancing from other students than the default, please speak to your teacher on arrival and we can seat you somewhere with more space or a desk screen. Please don't be worried about asking, we totally understand and you can even email us here beforehand to request this if you pr...
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