Claire Humphries

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Claire is a qualified fashion designer and has been a professional dressmaker for many years. While working in bridal and evening wear she developed her skills in surface embellishment leading to a love of free hand machine embroidery. She is an enthusiastic teacher with lots of patience and great advice and experience to share. Her approach is refreshing, exciting and with an absolute eye on quality.  She is bound to inspire and guide those around her – both experienced people and those new to the art of sewing.

“Claire is friendly, yet professional, a highly skilled teacher – great communicator .”

– Hilary
Sew Your Own Cushion Cover

Claire’s Courses

Autumn Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions)

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: Thurs 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided...

£150

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Intermediate

1 spaces available

Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag ***EXTRA DATE***

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will learn how to sew your own casual messenger bag in your own choice of fabric. Under Claire's guidance you will explore adding pockets...

£75

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Using Dissolvable Fabrics to Create Delicate Machine Embroidery

Fri, 5 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover the magic of using vanishing fabric to create seemingly impossible edges and shapes using freehand machine embroidery! During this one day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will be using several types of...

£60 £75

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Intermediate

1 spaces available

NEW

Sew Your Own Sea Anemone-Inspired Bag

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries you will learn how to sew your own decorative sea anemone-inspired bag with a fimo closure. Under Claire's guidance you will make this quirky...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Autumn Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: Thurs 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided...

£150

Register Interest

Intermediate

0 spaces available

Creating with Fusible, Fragile, Fragments and Threads

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join two of our most popular tutors for this stunning workshop. Claire and Josie have come together to run a workshop combining their skills in both paper and thread to make fabric postcards...

£75

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Intermediate

4 spaces available

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