Stylish Tweens (8 – 12 year olds)

After School Class (during term-time): This class is so much fun and very diverse – draw, design and make your own clothes! We have complete beginners to confident sewers working on projects ranging from simple tops to designer inspired clothes.

Stylish Tweens (8 – 12 year olds)

About this event

Starts: Tuesday 4 September 2018 4:30 PM

Ends: Friday 14 December 2018 6:00 PM

At: The Fashion School, 69 North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD

Organised by: The Fashion School

This class is so much fun and very diverse – draw, design and make your own clothes! We have complete beginners to confident sewers working on projects ranging from simple tops to designer inspired clothes.

Our tutors promote a healthy attitude towards fashion and will discuss your creative ideas to develop your projects together. We also provide extra support so you can learn how to use sewing machines, thread needles and hold scissors safely.

What we do:

  • Bronze and Silver Arts Award available (for 11+ year olds) – gain a GCSE equivalent qualification
  • Limited to 6 children per tutor
  • Fashion shoots, styling and End of Year show opportunities
  • Fashion trips available
  • An ideal warm up to our 13-18 year old classes. You’ll grow in confidence and skills before naturally progressing to our older sessions.

We develop your skills in:

  • Research
  • Design awareness
  • Communication
  • Illustration/drawing
  • Pattern cutting
  • Garment construction
  • Fabric knowledge
  • Pinning, measuring and cutting
  • Accuracy
  • Machine and hand sewing
  • Zip and fastening insertion

Past projects include:

  • T-Shirts
  • Kimonos
  • Hooded onesies
  • Pretty fitted party dresses
  • Zip up hoodies
  • Zipped and wadded gym bag
  • Playsuits
  • Beautiful tops
  • Skater skirts
  • Elasticated shorts
Header Image Credit: Stylish Tweens

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The Fashion School

The Fashion School Centre

Our inclusive and creative studio is based in the heart of Brighton’s trendy boutique quarter. We teach fashion, design and sewing to children from 6+, teens and adults, with the aim to promote a healthy attitude towards fashion and individuality.

We offer fun after school and weekend classes for children and teens of all levels, exciting half term and summer holiday workshops, fashion trips and shows, social weekday adult classes, and creative birthday parties for children. Whether you are with us to have a relaxing time learning lifelong sewing skills or you want to go into a career in fashion, we’re here for you. We have the most experienced caring staff, widest range of specialist machinery and the best facilities in Brighton (and soon to be London – watch this space!)

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