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October 2017
Free

Live Bronze Casting

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bronze Casting, The Island, Bristol

Abigail Burt Artist in Residence  Come and along and watch the furnace fired up, and molten metal poured before your very eyes. Fragments of the visitor made sculptures will be cast, along side an experimental pour into carved marks into the doors.

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November 2017

Absolutely Sewing: Absolute Beginners Sewing Intro

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Absolutely Sewing, Stich up studios, Bristol

Learn how to use a domestic sewing machine. Includes set –up, threading, stitch control, seam types and basic trouble shooting. This is a perfect class for beginners or those wanting a refresher. Excellent starter for other courses and workshops on offer. An exciting programme of Workshops and short courses in garment construction, pattern cutting and stitched textiles. Suitable for various levels with classes ranging from Absolute Beginners. Sewing through to Absolutely Festivals and Stitched Textiles for Artists & Designers. Held…

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£125

Absolutely Sewing: Cut Make and Trim for Beginners

November 11 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 9, 2017
Absolutely Sewing, Stich up studios, Bristol

Make a garment from a commercial /shop bought pattern. Had problems making a garment from a shop bought pattern or just too daunted to attempt it alone? Work through the entire process in a small class setting. With a maximum of four students per class you will be guided through the steps to cut and make a well-finished garment. An exciting programme of Workshops and short courses in garment construction, pattern cutting and stitched textiles. Suitable for various levels with…

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December 2017

Absolutely Sewing: Beginners Intro

December 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Absolutely Sewing, Stich up studios, Bristol

Learn how to use a domestic sewing machine. Includes set –up, threading, stitch control, seam types and basic trouble shooting. This is a perfect class for beginners or those wanting a refresher. Excellent starter for other courses and workshops on offer. An exciting programme of Workshops and short courses in garment construction, pattern cutting and stitched textiles. Suitable for various levels with classes ranging from Absolute Beginners. Sewing through to Absolutely Festivals and Stitched Textiles for Artists & Designers. Held…

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February 2018
£100

Absolutely Sewing: Pattern Cutting

February 3, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until February 24, 2018
Absolutely Sewing, Stich up studios, Bristol

Wanted to make your own but don’t know how? This introductory pattern cutting class will introduce you to the method of flat pattern cutting to create a ‘block’ pattern that can be used to create patterns for your own designs. Beginners will start with the skirt block or another simple block agreed with the tutor. There is a follow on course starting in April where more complex blocks can be produced – please see info below. An exciting programme of…

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March 2018
£100

Absolutely Sewing: Sewing/Construction Workshops Part 1

March 3, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 24, 2018
Absolutely Sewing, Stich up studios, Bristol

This is a four week block of technical construction workshops. Learn a range of  professional techniques and processes to make clothing, accessories or home furnishings. You will produce a range of samples based on technical demonstrations. These will include functional and decorative seam types, examples of adding and supressing fullness e.g leats and gathers. You will also learn how to insert a zip and produce rouleau loops for buttons. The skills you learn during these sessions can enable you to create your own projects more effectively. They also provide a great…

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