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‘Sew much more’ workshop – girls pinafore dress
August 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm£94
Sew much more – sewing workshops with Pamela McIntryre
Make a classic girls pinafore dress (3 – 8 yrs) Skill level – beginners, although knowledge or familiarity with a sewing machine is helpful
Following her love of fabrics and making clothes as a teenager, Pamela McIntyre began her professional career in the costume department of The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, age 17, where she gained considerable knowledge in the cut & construction of period costume during three years of rep theatre of plays, period & contemporary, pantomime and musicals.
Pamela continued her career at Glyndebourne Opera, Sussex as deputy head of costume for a further 11 years before taking over the role of Head of Costume. During this time, she worked on award winning productions with internationally acclaimed directors, designers and artists. Thereafter followed a freelance career working at prestigious theatres and opera houses in New York and throughout major European cities.
Presently, Pamela is combining her passion for, and knowledge of, textiles, construction and design, together with her love of collecting original pieces of clothing and fabric, and is working with a collection of interior and fashion accessories made from existing materials including embroidered and printed linens. Through teaching, she hopes to inspire others to explore the endless possibilities and discover the joy and satisfaction of creating individual, stylish and imaginative pieces.
above : a selection of projects from the ‘sew much more’ workshops with Pamela McIntyre
Classic girls pinafore dress
Learn step-by-step how to make a timeless girls fully lined pinafore dress from scratch, a special memento of your holiday as well as brushing up on your sewing technique …. or even learning a new skill to continue at home.
What you will learn;
- Cutting from a pattern
- Cutting on the bias – pros and cons
- Piping for a perfect finish
- learn how to make buttonholes
- Lining a garment and “bagging out”
- selecting fabrics…what makes a good fabric choice?
- safe use of equipment – do’s and don’ts
- sewing ‘hacks’ – sew like a pro
Workshop fee £94 (over 18’s only)
What is included;
- Equipment and quality materials (although you are welcome to bring your own machine / fabrics if you prefer)
- Refreshments including a light lunch
- You will also be able to take home the pattern you have used to make more dresses at home
Available for Tiny Homes Holidays guests only
OFFER – book any other event during your stay and receive 10% discount on both events
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