Diana Slocombe

Dressmaking & Sewing teacher

Based in
Coventry, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Coventry, West Midlands and Warwickshire and up to 1 hour's travel time

Make an enquiry Phone: 024 75312325

Teaching people how to sew and be able to make their own clothes or other fabric based projects gives me great pleasure.

Following my hobby, I took classes at the local college and gained a City and Guilds in Fashion. I really enjoyed learning about creating fashion and gained many new skills that I passed on to others in the local community education classes. Later, I completed a business degree and became a qualified teacher, which I loved. Now I want to go back to my hobby and give others the skills to enjoy a new practical and creative leisure interest.

I have called my business - Fun with Fabrics and Fashion, because that is exactly what I want my students to have.

Group Classes

Fun with Fabrics and Fahion

This group is aimed at new sewers but if you want to improve your skills and undertake more complex projects fine. The ages are from 15 years and adults. The maximum number will be 10.

Everyone chooses their own project and with a small group like this I am able to provide the help needed when it is needed.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Cheylesmore Community Centre
Location: 
Arundel Road Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Thursday 7th April 7.15 - 9.15 p.m.
Rates: 
£140 00 for the full 10 weeks

Advanced Dressmaking

This is a group for the more experienced dressmaker but if you know something of the basics I am happy for you to join us.

Students choose their own project and work through it with guidance to complete to a more professional finish.

Projects covered so far include tailoring and making and fitting a trouser toile as well pattern cutting for skirts.

The three hour session is great for allowing total immersion in the project but with time for friendly chat and getting tips from other students. In case you are wondering about the fee - I am doing this group as a volunteer for AgeUK who run the Gilbert Richards Centre.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Gilbert Richards Centre Broadway Earlsdon
Location: 
COVENTRY, Coventry, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Friday afternoons 1 - 4 p.m.
Rates: 
£5.25 per week plus annual membership fee £15

Services

Aimed at: Beginner and Intermediate.

THE SMALL PRINT

I am very flexible in offering the learning to students, either:
a) teach in groups
b) one-to-one lessons in the students own home or a small group of firends

Make an enquiry Phone: 024 75312325

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