Dressmaking with Lareen - Farnborough

learn how to use a pattern to produce a garment/toile of your choosing.

Price: £12.50 (Adults £0.00 / Children £0.00 )

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Dressmaking with Lareen @ Yateley Library

This course is aimed at mixed ability dressmaking although it is expected you can use the basic functions of a sewing machine. You will learn how to read patterns, make and fit a toile and all about the different techniques required for your chosen garment construction. This course is practical and requires a degree of manual dexterity.

You will learn the sewing jargon and techniques required for your individual project whilst being in a friendly, classroom setting, with likeminded people.

By the end of the course you will be able to...

  • Lay out a pattern correctly onto fabric
    Pin the pattern to the fabric
  • Cut the fabric
  • Create a toile
  • Adjust the pattern to fit
  • Use a sewing machine to sew the garment
  • Learn sewing techniques according to chosen pattern e.g. zip fastening

What shall I bring? - Sewing machine in working order with relevant presser feet and bobbins; sewing pattern of your choice suitable for your experience; polyester thread for your project; spare needles for sewing machine plus hand sewing needles; pins; fabric scissors; paper scissors; tape measure; Sellotape; pens/pencils; ruler; paper/pad; tailors chalk; old sheet or cheap fabric for toile; fabric required to make your garment (this can be discussed during first lesson).

Booking is essential.


  • Public toilets: Yes, wheelchair accessible
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled parking: 3 blue badge bays
  • Accessible to wheelchairs
  • Lift
  • Magnifier
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible IT
  • Visual story:
  • More accessibility information


  • Public PCs: 14
  • Wifi
  • Place to sit with laptops
  • Power sockets for charging laptops
  • Printer
  • Photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Fax machine
  • Microfiche
  • Local studies information
  • Out of hours returns bin

Sessions (2)


Name: Farnborough Library

Dressmaking with Lareen - Farnborough


Pinehurst Farnborough GU14 7JZ

We're OPEN today 09:30 - 18:00

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Thursday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Friday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Saturday 09:30 to 17:00
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