Freestyle Sewing Class

Pick up all the tips and tricks you need to develop your projects at this London class.


Craig Parr

Craig Parr

5.0 (38)
1k

7 hours Class size 1 to 6     label £75

Have you hit a stumbling block in your latest sewing project? Or maybe you're looking to develop your sewing skills with the help of an expert teacher? Join Craig and the team at the Fashion Box for this fun freestyle sewing class in London!

You'll get the chance to work on any of your current projects using professional equipment like cutting tables, industrial flatbeds and overlockers or domestic machines.

From clothing alterations and garment making to pattern cutting and customisation — the choice of what you do is entirely up to you!

By the end of this London sewing class, you'll have a boosted confidence in creative your abilities along with your completed projects to take home.

Please note:

  • If you are doing alterations, you may want to contact the studio, providing pictures and an explanation of what you want to achieve.
  • It is not always possible to alter everything. For example, you cannot make a size 16 jacket into a size 8 jacket.
  • If you are want to work on alterations, please remember that you will need to allow time in the day for unpicking your garments.



Knowledge required
Intermediate - attendees should have experience using a sewing machine to attend this workshop.
 
What you'll get
  • Full use of a professional studio.
  • Equipment including large cutting tables, industrial flatbed and overlocker or domestic machines.
What to bring
Please bring all of the materials you need to work on/complete your project.
 

Craig Parr is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.

See additional precautions taken   

Your safety is important to us!

On entering, we will have sanitiser stations for you to to freshen up. All machinery, sewing stations, and tools you will be using, will be sanitised before you arrive, and between each session.
At your sewing station you will also have sanitiser wipes, should you feel you need to use them.
Our lavatories are communal, but they will be supplied with santiser wipes, hand wash and disposable towels.

Face masks:
We will continue to follow the government guidelines on facial masks. If you are exempt please bring along your exemption badge.
Location

The Fashion Box - 718-722 Seven Sisters Road, Seven Sisters, England

Your teacher
Craig Parr
Craig Parr

5.0 (38)
1k

Who we are:

The Fashion Box was founded in 2013.

After graduating from Central Saint Martins, with a post-graduate degree in Advanced Innovative Pattern Cutting, Craig (Mr Fashion Box!) embarked on a kaleidoscope of successful ventures within the fashion industry.

Craig is a qualified university lecturer, graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University, with a Distinction in Academic Practice, teaching certificate.

During his time working in the fashion industry, he has worked alongside a huge selection of fashion houses, new designers and is a mentor to many university lecturers and fashion graduates.
He is also a former Collection Manager for Qasimi Homme, has worked alongside Sadie Clayton, and is currently working on production of a collection of clothing patterns for his own brand.

Craig has more than 25 years experience in teaching in universities and colleges, as well as with private clients. As a result, he is accomplished at getting the best out of both groups of students and one-to-one situations.

After 8 years at prestigious private Italian school, Istituto Marangoni, he left to pursue his dreams of opening his own fashion school, which resulted in The Fashion Box.

Craig is also former Head of Fashion at a London University, and is currently writing university programmes for fashion schools and universities worldwide.

He is a very patient, capable mentor and tutor, both to beginners and more experienced students.

More about this class

This teacher has 38 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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