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NEW! Fashionista classes, from home-sewing, couture to designer level – for 7 to 11 yr olds

NEW! Fashionista classes, from home-sewing, couture to designer level – for 7 to 11 yr olds.

Do you have an interest in fashion? 

Want to learn about style? 

Wonder what fashions your parents used to wear? 

What about fashion for the future?

How about fashion design?

 

Using “Dress Your Doll” mannequin, with all moveable joints, couture outfits, patterns and materials, we will be:

  • creating mix and match outfits, pre-printed for ease, using needle and thread
  • sewing fashion outfits from a selection of patterns and fabric
  • drawing and colouring your own designs on paper just like a real fashion designer.

Find out about:

  • Fashions from the past
  • How fashion designers create their ideas
  • Creating designs on drawings of models, called a croquis
  • Accessories, bags, shoes, belts and scarfs
  • Using colour, shapes, different textures

We will cover these over 3 sessions, each 2hrs long, mixing practical time with interesting information.

Those all important dates are:

Thursday 17th August

Thursday 24th August

Thursday 31st August

2pm – 4pm

Total Cost is £65 

You will have many ideas to takeaway so you can continue your fashionista creating at home, along with the “Dress Your Doll” mannequin, that you can dress in your latest fashion designs, use her to pose in her outfits, drawing pictures to add to a sketch book.

The first session is £25 and others are £20 each. If you can’t come to the first one but would like to do one of the others that is fine, although priority is given to those who wish to book for all 3 sessions. Mannequins may be bought separately at a price of £17 each, they come in their own box which is designed like a changing room.

Recommended by School Head Miss Faye Bertham – “Mandy teaches the children in a fun and supportive way ….. with all children feeling proud of their achievements.”           

Sessions are held in Tytherington.

To book, contact  me on 07793373355 or mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Places are limited to 8 so please book early.

Payment is by cheque to M Gerrard or online to 404441 91326414.

I have CRB check, first aid training and insurance.

If you have any more questions please give me a ring on 07793373355 or e-mail  mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Have a great sewing holiday, hope to see you soon.

Best Wishes

Mandy Gerrard

Children’s Summer Holiday Sewing Club

Summer Holiday Sewing Fun for 7 – 11yr olds …

We are going to have some sewing fun!

You can dive straight in if you are confident with a needle or start with some guidance to get you going.  There will be a couple of projects you can choose from in each session, they could be key rings, pincushions, cuddly cushions, stuffed toys, felt badges and more. There are many different coloured fabrics, threads and trimmings to design with. You might even get to use the sewing machine. All materials are provided and of course you get to take your projects home.

You can come along to one, two or even 6 sessions if you are that keen. 

Sessions are:

10:30am – 12:30pm

or

1pm – 3pm

Bring along a packed lunch if staying all day, all other refreshments will be provided.

Those all important dates are:

Wednesday 16th August

Wednesday 23rd August

Wednesday 30th August

£15 per session

Recommended by School Head Miss Faye Bertham – “Mandy teaches the children in a fun and supportive way ….. with all children feeling proud of their achievements.”

Tanne (11 years) says “I really enjoyed going to Sewing Club, and have made some fantastic pieces which I have given as presents to my grandparents.”

             

Sessions are held in Tytherington.

To book, contact  me on 07793373355 or mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Places are limited so please book early.

Payment is by cheque to M Gerrard or online to 404441 91326414.

I have CRB check, first aid training and insurance.

If you have any more questions please give me a ring on 07793373355 or e-mail 

mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Have a great sewing holiday, hope to see you soon.

Best Wishes

Mandy Gerrard

Children’s Summer Holiday Sewing Club

Summer Holiday Sewing Fun for 7 – 11yr olds …

We are going to have some sewing fun!

You can dive straight in if you are confident with a needle or start with some guidance to get you going.  There will be a couple of projects you can choose from in each session, they could be key rings, pincushions, cuddly cushions, stuffed toys, felt badges and more. There are many different coloured fabrics, threads and trimmings to design with. You might even get to use the sewing machine. All materials are provided and of course you get to take your projects home.

You can come along to one, two or even 6 sessions if you are that keen. 

Sessions are:

10:30am – 12:30pm

or

1pm – 3pm

Bring along a packed lunch if staying all day, all other refreshments will be provided.

Those all important dates are:

Wednesday 16th August

Wednesday 23rd August

Wednesday 30th August

£15 per session

Recommended by School Head Miss Faye Bertham – “Mandy teaches the children in a fun and supportive way ….. with all children feeling proud of their achievements.”

Tanne (11 years) says “I really enjoyed going to Sewing Club, and have made some fantastic pieces which I have given as presents to my grandparents.”

             

Sessions are held in Tytherington.

To book, contact  me on 07793373355 or mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Places are limited so please book early.

Payment is by cheque to M Gerrard or online to 404441 91326414.

I have CRB check, first aid training and insurance.

If you have any more questions please give me a ring on 07793373355 or e-mail 

mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Have a great sewing holiday, hope to see you soon.

Best Wishes

Mandy Gerrard

NEW! Fashionista classes, from home-sewing, couture to designer level – for 7 to 11yrs

NEW! Fashionista classes, from home-sewing, couture to designer level – for 7 to 11 yr olds.

Do you have an interest in fashion? 

Want to learn about style? 

Wonder what fashions your parents used to wear? 

What about fashion for the future?

How about fashion design?

 

Using “Dress Your Doll” mannequin, with all moveable joints, couture outfits, patterns and materials, we will be:

  • creating mix and match outfits, pre-printed for ease, using needle and thread
  • sewing fashion outfits from a selection of patterns and fabric
  • drawing and colouring your own designs on paper just like a real fashion designer.

Find out about:

  • Fashions from the past
  • How fashion designers create their ideas
  • Creating designs on drawings of models, called a croquis
  • Accessories, bags, shoes, belts and scarfs
  • Using colour, shapes, different textures

We will cover these over 3 sessions, each 2hrs long, mixing practical time with interesting information.

Those all important dates are:

Thursday 17th August

Thursday 24th August

Thursday 31st August

2pm – 4pm

Total Cost is £65 

You will have many ideas to takeaway so you can continue your fashionista creating at home, along with the “Dress Your Doll” mannequin, that you can dress in your latest fashion designs, use her to pose in her outfits, drawing pictures to add to a sketch book.

The first session is £25 and others are £20 each. If you can’t come to the first one but would like to do one of the others that is fine, although priority is given to those who wish to book for all 3 sessions. Mannequins may be bought separately at a price of £17 each, they come in their own box which is designed like a changing room.

Recommended by School Head Miss Faye Bertham – “Mandy teaches the children in a fun and supportive way ….. with all children feeling proud of their achievements.”           

Sessions are held in Tytherington.

To book, contact  me on 07793373355 or mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Places are limited to 8 so please book early.

Payment is by cheque to M Gerrard or online to 404441 91326414.

I have CRB check, first aid training and insurance.

If you have any more questions please give me a ring on 07793373355 or e-mail  mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Have a great sewing holiday, hope to see you soon.

Best Wishes

Mandy Gerrard

Children’s Summer Holiday Sewing Club

Summer Holiday Sewing Fun for 7 – 11yr olds …

We are going to have some sewing fun!

You can dive straight in if you are confident with a needle or start with some guidance to get you going.  There will be a couple of projects you can choose from in each session, they could be key rings, pincushions, cuddly cushions, stuffed toys, felt badges and more. There are many different coloured fabrics, threads and trimmings to design with. You might even get to use the sewing machine. All materials are provided and of course you get to take your projects home.

You can come along to one, two or even 6 sessions if you are that keen. 

Sessions are:

10:30am – 12:30pm

or

1pm – 3pm

Bring along a packed lunch if staying all day, all other refreshments will be provided.

Those all important dates are:

Wednesday 16th August

Wednesday 23rd August

Wednesday 30th August

£15 per session

Recommended by School Head Miss Faye Bertham – “Mandy teaches the children in a fun and supportive way ….. with all children feeling proud of their achievements.”

Tanne (11 years) says “I really enjoyed going to Sewing Club, and have made some fantastic pieces which I have given as presents to my grandparents.”

             

Sessions are held in Tytherington.

To book, contact  me on 07793373355 or mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Places are limited so please book early.

Payment is by cheque to M Gerrard or online to 404441 91326414.

I have CRB check, first aid training and insurance.

If you have any more questions please give me a ring on 07793373355 or e-mail 

mandy@createandgrow.co.uk

Have a great sewing holiday, hope to see you soon.

Best Wishes

Mandy Gerrard