24th March 2018 “Get to Grips with Zips” Masterclass

Do you feel you are a competent sewer but struggle to get a good finish when it comes to zips?

Do all the different types of zip and fitting methods send you into a spin?

No??? Well you are lucky!

Yes??? Come and join us for a whole day dedicated to solving just this issue. Learn from a pro all the tips and tricks I have picked up along the way to help you “Get to Grips with Zips”

In this one day workshop you will learn.

  • the anatomy of various zips
  • when to apply the different types of zip for best results
  • how to insert a centred zip,a lapped zip, a concealed or invisible zip and an exposed zip.
  • how to sew a lining to a zip on a garment.

You will be given complete instructions on the day to take home with you along with your samples for future reference so you can tackle the final stages of your garment making with confidence.

The day runs from 10 am until 4pm with a break for lunch and plenty of liquid refreshments to keep you going! The day costs £45.00 to include a selection of zips to work with.

You will need to bring a packed lunch along with your own sewing machine, the handbook if possible and a zipper attachments (foot) for it, some fabric remnants such as cotton or calico and a basic sewing kit (scissors, pins, threads, needles, etc.)And don’t forget your power supply and pedal for the machine!

Workshops rely on sufficient  numbers in order to run so please do not buy any materials until you have received confirmation that it will go ahead.