Please find listed below the classes for March at Fabrication. All the classes are now nearly full We also have a couple of places left on our recycled clothing class this coming Saturday To book any of the classes go to our website, www.fabric-ation.co.uk where you can pay by PayPal or print off a booking form and send a cheque We are now also running a number of in-house and outreach classes for community groups as well as hen and birthday parties, corporate events etc and all our classes, past and present, can be adapted to suit various situations. If you would like a listRead More →

Jan 16th tbc Jan 23rd Learn to Sew more… Jan 30th Make do and Mend, How to reline a coat more… Feb 6th and 7th Vintage Hair and Makeup more… Feb 13th Valentines Candles and Potions more… Feb 20th Make a Basic Skirt more… Feb 27th Make do and Mend, How to revamp and recycle your wardrobe more… March 6th Make an Advanced Skirt more… March 13th tbc March 20th Make a basic pair of trousers more… March 27th Make a Simple Dress April 3rd Vintage Hair and Makeup more… April 17th Spring Clean Swap and Alter day April 24th Make a Blouse or ShirtRead More →

We have been asked if we can provide gift vouchers so that folks can have classes as pressies so we have now created some. See here for more details We are just putting the finishing touches to our course list for next term so if you are interested in running a class with us please get in touchRead More →

Dec 5th/6th Christmas Accessories and Vintage Glamour weekend SaturdayMake a Fabric Scarf 10-12.30pmMake a glamorous fabric scarf or shawl. Learn how to roll a hem and add bead trim£20 + materials Vintage Hair and Makeup 1.00pm-5.pm Join burlesque bombshell Anna Fur Laxis for a vintage hair and makeup session. you will be taught how to do roll, curl, and flick getting you ready for the party season SundayMake a fabric clutch. 10.30-1.00You should have basic sewing skills for this class and know how to use a machine. You may bring your own to use in the classCost £20 + materialsSimple Bead Jewellery 2.00pm-4.00pmLearn how toRead More →

Nov 7th Make a basic pair of trousers using your own machineYou will learn how to cut a trouser pattern, make pockets and a fly front fasteningPlease note this is not a beginners class and you will need to know how to use your machine and have some basic experience of sewing seams, zips etcPlease note all our classes need to be prebookedcost £35 + materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, included Nov 14th/15thMake a Regency Dress Learn how to cut, sew and finish a regency style dress with costume maker Dawn WoodYou will learn how to adapt a pattern from extant clothing information, to fitRead More →

This October the Department of Business,Innovation and Skills (BIS)is working with a range of partners to support The Learning Revolution Festival:a month‐long festival to celebrate everything that’s great about learning for its own sake and to raise awareness of the benefits that informal learning brings for individuals,families, businesses and communities. Throughout October hundreds of events,including taster sessions,workshops, demonstrations, performances, competitions and classes, will take place across England ‐giving current learners the chance to celebrate what they enjoy and othersthe opportunity to try something completely new. Libraries,galleries,adult education providers,sports clubs,voluntary arts organisations,reading groups,University of the Third Age groups and many other organisations are getting involved byRead More →

Please note all our classes need to be prebooked this can be done at our website www.fabric-ation.co.ukMake a Regency DressOctober Oct 3rd-4th 10.30am-4.30pm each dayLearn how to cut, sew and finish a regency style dress with costume maker Dawn WoodYou will learn how to adapt a pattern from extant clothing information, to fit you and learn historical stitch techniques to get the correct finish.You will then be given information on how to use this basic pattern to make a variety of regency style garments covering the period 1795-1815The class takes place over 2 days.£70 plus materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, includedPlaces are limited to 6Read More →