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Cost: £165 per person to include pattern paper, equipment, and lunch

Venue: Courses are being held at Hartley AntiquesMiss Maker's sewing room is located on the top floor of this wonderful emporium located in the picturesque village of Hartley Wintney, Hampshire.

Session: Saturday 10.15am - 4.15pm, Sunday 10.15am - 3.15pm

Refreshments: Lunch for both days at the Courtyard Cafe within the centre is included in the cost of the course


As the summer draws to a close how do you fancy reaching for a handmade light-weight jacket to ward off that morning chill or evening breeze?


Making your own outerware is a fabulous adventure into construction, fastenings, hardware and finishing. If you have a little bit of dressmaking under your belt and you fancy a new challenge then this is the course for you.


Working with the versatile Tilly and the Buttons 'Eden' Jacket pattern you will peice together your own jacket, you can opt to line your jacket or beautifully finish inner seams for a really lightweight garment. Opt for zip, snaps, buttons or a mixture of fastenings and details to make your jacket truely unique.


What to bring:

Outer fabric (Medium to heavy weight woven fabrics e.g. Denim, wool mix, wool, canvass, heavyweight linen).  

3.3m (3yd) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 4.3m (4¾yd) x 115cm (45in) wide

Lining fabric (Cotton prints, Cotton mixes, polyester lining, buttons, snaps or zip)

2m (2¼yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 2.7m (3yd) x 115cm (45in) wide  


Matching thread 1.4m (1yd) interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)

10 x 15mm (in) visible or hidden press-on or sew-on snaps, or 3 x ready-made toggle fastenings or toggle buttons and cord

Optional: Open-end zip 50-53cm (20-21in) for jacket version,


Sessions are kept to a maximum of 4 people to ensure everyone can learn at their own pace. Groups and parties welcome see the Special Sessions page.

Coat Making - 'Eden' lightweight jacket

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Face to face courses and workshops are currently on hold due to Covid 19 and social distancing measures, but that won't stop us!


New dates for face to face classes will be scheduled once it is safe do do so, in the meantime exciting projects can be found on our youtube channel and we can still offer remote private tuition and workshops via Zoom, Skype and Whatsapp Video Call.


Have a browse through our courses, or let us know about your own project ideas. Groups catered for just drop us a line to discuss...