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The Making Room Classes

The Making Room Classes

 The Making Room is a creative space using fabric, sharing skills and classes and is located instore @ back of Ruche Fabrics.  

The AUTUMN SERIES of classes are now released.  Strictly limited numbers per class so bookings essential and first in, best dressed.

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The Making Room is a creative space using fabric, sharing skills and classes and is located instore @ back of Ruche Fabrics.  

The AUTUMN SERIES of classes are now released.  Strictly limited numbers per class so bookings essential and first in, best dressed.

Merchant & Mills All Seasons Wardrobe Workshop – starts 22 April 2017 – 4 days - FULLY BOOKED.  A second Merchant & Mills Workshop has now been scheduled to commence 29th April - places available

Gertie’s Vintage Casual – starts 29th April 2017 – 4 days

Little Peeps Gear – starts 17 June 2017 – 2 days 

Andie Stretch Skirt – starts 4 May 2017 – 2 hrs 

Tips & Tricks Wednesdays 10am-2pm – starting 5 April 2017

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Personal Sewing Lessons With Stephanie

Personal Sewing Lessons With Stephanie

Have the full attention of a qualified dressmaker for professional instruction at all levels, from beginner through to advanced. Altering patterns or drafting from scratch, laying out a pattern, inserting a zip, attaching a collar, or guidance in areas you would like to learn properly. You decide what you would like to learn and all at your own pace, for as little or as long as you like, one lesson or regular lessons.

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Have the full attention of a qualified dressmaker for professional instruction at all levels, from beginner through to advanced. Altering patterns or drafting from scratch, laying out a pattern, inserting a zip, attaching a collar, or guidance in areas you would like to learn properly. You decide what you would like to learn and all at your own pace, for as little or as long as you like, one lesson or regular lessons.

Stephanie King is a fully qualified dressmaker and costumier with a studio on the 1st Floor of Ruche Fabrics. Lessons are by appointment and available during shop hours, evenings and/or weekends. Contact Stephanie via our Enquire/Enrol button and she will contact you as soon as possible.  Stephanie can also be directly contacted on 0437 742 076 (text message preferred).

$90 for the first lesson (2 hours) and $40/hour thereafter.

Pattern Drafting

Pattern Drafting

Open up a whole new world by learning the basics of custom bodice pattern drafting or trouser pattern drafting.  Fantastic classes that will take your skills to a new level and you can make those tops or trousers fit properly each and every time for yourself and family and friends.  Bodices and Trouser classes are separate classes.

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Open up a whole new world by learning the basics of custom bodice pattern drafting or trouser pattern drafting.  A fantastic class that will take your skills to a new level and you can make those tops or trousers fit properly each and every time for yourself and family and friends.  Bodices and Trouser classes are separate classes.

Bodices  3 x 4hr sessions, once a week over 3 weeks (Saturdays)  $350 / person (equipment pack included)

Trousers 2 x 3hr sessions, a week or fortnight apart. (Saturdays) $200 / person (equipment pack & calico included).

These classes will appear in our seasonal series of classes advertised under The Making Room when scheduled.

And you can continue on with private lessons or as a group to keep learning if and when you want to.  $40/hr with Shahla our amazing drafting teacher.

 

Other Classes

Other Classes

There are excellent external resources and classes out there for learning loads of techniques to upskill you in dressmaking including some of our dressmakers listed on our website who have skills they can share right here in Tasmania if you live locally.

 

 

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There are excellent external resources and classes for learning loads of techniques to upskill you in dressmaking including some of our dressmakers listed on our website who have skills they can share right here in Tasmania if you live locally.

Youtube - try Angela Kane for some great and easy to follow tutorials

Craftsy.com - online courses for a small fee that many of our customers recommend

Burdastyle.com is also a great site for ideas, projects, patterns and simple things to try.

Check here regularly as we find useful sites on the internet and update our info here.