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Master Class Shirt Making With the Pro-Claire Louise Hardie

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

£75.00 – £139.00

Know your way around a sewing machine… ready to raise your game and introduce yourself to the art of tailoring, while soaking up new skills, then this workshop is a definite.

Spend two whole days learning fabulous new skills to perfect tricky elements like cuffs, button plackets, collars and collar stand.  You can choose to make a man’s or ladies’ shirt, how awesome would it be to make your partner a gorgeous shirt or a cool chic classic for yourself. We recommend the Lisle & Co ladies or man’s All Day classic shirt or the Oakridge shirt from Sewaholic patterns to work with, but you are free to bring your own pattern if you prefer.

Sewing Guru Claire Louise Hardy, expert pattern designer, sewing author, costume designer and producer of the Great British Sewing Bee will guide you through the process, developing and increasing your skills with precision.


This class is intended for those who have previously made a couple garments and know their way around a sewing machine

Those who wish to develop and add finesse their skills further learning tailoring techniques

Those who would like to make their loved one a garment

Sewcial Sewists



Claire will lead you through the process from layout, cut-out to top-stitching and flat-felling (no special sewing machine or foot required).

Create a crisp collar, tricks to perfect a balanced button placket with beautiful buttonholes and perfectly turned cuffs. Your shirt will look as professional as the skills you’ve acquired.



Basic sewing kit – scissors, pins, marking tools

Pattern of your choice- we stock the recommended shirts from Lisle & Co and Sewaholic plus the McCalls range is on site, we are happy to advise on a pattern further if you are unsure.

1.5- 2 mtrs of fabric – cotton, cotton lawn, shirting. Matching thread

Lunch if required during the day



2 days of amazing tutoring from Claire

Full use of studio equipment and machines

Oodles of tea/coffee and delicious cake

Cost £139.00

Pay in full or place a deposit to secure you r place – full amount to be paid 10days prior to course


October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am
October 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
£75.00 – £139.00
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Claire-Louise Hardy
01827 288344
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The Sewcial Studio
80 Watling St
Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 5BJ United Kingdom
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