Colchester Sewing Bee

Based on the BBC Two reality show “The Great British Sewing Bee” where amateur sewers compete to be named “Britain’s best home sewer”, the Colchester Sewing Bee offers something for everyone that will encourage you to dust off your sewing machine and start stitching.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced dressmaker, this practical short course will provide you with the skills you need to explore and develop your own style and make the clothes you’ve always wanted. During the course you will learn a wide range of skills that will enable you to follow a commercial dressmaking pattern and you will receive step-by-step guidance in order to learn the techniques and skills you need to hone your dressmaking skills.

What will I learn?
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*This course is not available to learners under 18.

As these programmes are not government funded additional learning support cannot be provided

Please call (01206) 712777 for more information.

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  • Short Course
  • Colchester

6 Weeks

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Price £149
Attendance Days
  • wednesday
Class Times 6pm - 8.30pm


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