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Dressmaking for beginners


Start date: 19th Jan 2022

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £97

Day: Wednesday

Duration: 10 weeks

Course code: SP22065

Sew yourself a pair of PJs and a toiletry bag. Learn how to do the basic machine functions from threading the machine up to making a toiletry bag in week 1. 

 Week 2 onwards we will sew a pair of traditional pyjama bottoms from any woven (non-stretchy) fabric such as flannel or poplin. You can choose any pattern for pyjama trousers that you wish but I'd advise a multi-sized pattern for the best fit.  I can give you some pointers in week 1 if you’re unsure. 

 Once you’ve mastered the trousers, we shall tackle stretchy fabrics by making a t-shirt top to go with your bottoms! Choose any basic t-shirt pattern and some jersey with 40-60% stretch. Pick something like a 95% cotton, 5% lycra jersey. 

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