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Understanding Sewing Patterns 

Join us at Gartmore House for a 5-day sewing retreat in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Scotland.

Gill, our professional sewing tutor will teach you everything you need to know about sewing patterns and getting the right fit.

This course suits experienced sewers and also beginners with some sewing experience.

Sampler Quilts and Beautiful Bargello Choose a sewing pattern

Your week

Be your own stylist! Get to know all about patterns, cutting, fabric layout and fitting! By the end of the holiday, you’ll be able to produce a simple toile (practice garment) and transfer your fitting adjustments back onto your paper pattern before you make your final garment.

Dates and cost
Sunday 25th – Friday 30th November 2018 – £499 per person – BOOK ONLINE
Sunday 17th – Friday 22nd March 2019 – £550 per person – BOOK ONLINE

Fitting and Sewing Trousers
Sunday 7th – Friday 12th April 2019 – £550 per person – BOOK ONLINE

Dressmaking – Sunday 29th September
Friday 4th October 2019 – £550 per person – BOOK ONLINE

Speed Tailoring a Jacket
Sunday 27th October – Friday 1st November 2019 – £550 per person – BOOK ONLINE

How to book

Complete the online enquiry form
Call us on 01877 382 991


Terms and Conditions
£100 per person deposit is required to secure your booking. Full payment is due 6 weeks prior to arrival. For breaks booked within 6 weeks, full payment is required at time of booking. Breaks are subject to availability and subject to change.