Workshops and Courses.

Grain-Line Design offers a range of workshops and courses for home sewers and people who wish to increase their skills.

Pattern Cutting – Bodice and Sleeve

Make your own bodice and sleeve block.

Do you struggle to make bought patterns fit properly?

Then this is the course for you. You will learn how to make a bodice and sleeve block to your own measurements. This block can then be used to make your own sewing patterns and designs to suit your own individual style and it fits!

Pattern Cutting – Trousers

Make your own trouser block.

Do you struggle to make bought trousers fit properly?

Then this is the course for you. You will learn how to make a trouser block to your own measurements. This block can then be used to make your own sewing patterns and designs to suit your own individual style and it fits!

Cutting Patterns from your favourite clothes

We all have clothes that we love and every time we wear them, we wish we’d bought three of them.

In this workshop you will learn how to make patterns from existing clothes, which you bring along.  You will need to bring along a selection of at least three garments.  Working with the tutor you will make a pattern for at least one of these.

Pattern Cutting – Skirts

Make your own tailored skirt block.
Do you struggle to make bought skirts fit properly?
Then this is the course for you. You will learn how to make a tailored skirt block to your own measurements. This block can then be used to make your own sewing patterns and designs to suit your own individual style and it fits!