TIME TABLE   Winter 2011
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Date Title Description
1 October 11

Basic Machine Knowledge

Learn How to thread, and take best of domestic machine; Make a small bag while solving machine problems. Bring your own machine and learn how to use your machine

E sewing
8 October 11


Make a pinafore or dress with all in one facing. Ready cut small pinafore will be provided, for adult sizes bring your own fabric.

(E sewing)
15 October 11

How to follow readymade patterns


Understand how to buy or follow the instructions of the readymade patterns. A few children patterns will be provided you can use them to cut your dress or bring your own pattern. In one session you should be able to follow the cutting and buying instructions. If you already know how to cut and buy, bring a ready cut garment and start sewing in the class.

(Pattern cutting /sewing E)

22 October 11 Baby Coat

Learn how to sew the lining and hood in a coat by making a small baby coat. You can bring a fabric of your choice or use what is available. Most of the students finish coat in one session but if you have not done much sewing it can take two sessions.

Sewing 1  
29 October 11 Zip Workshop

Learn how to insert different types of zips on bags, cushions, skirts or even trousers etc. or make a purse with the zip and lining. You should be able to learn two types of zips.

Sewing 1
5 November 11 Make draft for Asian Kamiz

Make draft for Asian Kamiz or traditional way of cutting a lose bodice. At the end of session you will have a simple Bodice or Kamiz draft. Please bring one of your well fit top for measurements.

Pattern cutting 1
12 November 11 Make draft for Asian Trouser

Make a draft for Asian shalwar or Ali baba trousers. By the end of session you should have one pattern for the shalwar (Asian trousers)

Pattern cutting 1

19 November 11 Making Asian Kamiz or Shalwar

Sew your Asian kamiz or shalwar.  As its only three hour work shop you will not be able to finish the whole garment, but can learn the techniques to sew. Basic machine knowledge session is recommended for beginners

Sewing 1

26 November 11 How to Alter your pattern

Adjust ready made patterns or industrial patterns in shape or styles

Pattern cutting L1 
3 December 11 Grading

Learn how to make a size bigger or smaller. Size 12 bodice blocks will be provided. You can explore be bringing your own pattern and change the size.

Pattern cutting 1 

 10 December 11 Skirt Pattern

Make a skirt draft and add the style line. Simple skirt and flayer skirt. 

Pattern cutting E

17 December 11 Trousers Making

Make trousers with waist band and zip. Zip should be learned in Zip work shop.

Sewing 1

Welcome to everyone who would like to learn sewing details, techniques, cutting and sewing of a garment of their choice. Learn by choice of what is relevant to you all in one session. Bring your own choice fabric or use what is available for smaller garments. Make your own course by picking and choosing sessions from the timetable.

Time   10:00 to 1:00
               1:30 to 4:30
Fee      £10.00 per session

Beginners should join entry level classes (marked E on the timetable). To join a level one (1) session you need to have some basic skills already.

Please contact Anjum on
0207 377 0261 for more details or send an e-mail to anjum@ssba.info

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