Sewing patterns often strike fear into the hearts of sew-ers but with our help you’ll wonder what all the fuss was about and have a DIY wardrobe to boot!
This course is suitable for those who have completed the beginners course and have a few projects/classes under their belt so it’s a Level 3 class*.
You will learn loads of skill including:
Understanding the jargon and terminology used
Understand all symbols and directions on a pattern
Understand different fabrics
The importance of a toile
Fitting the toile and adjusting your pattern
The pattern is not included in the class and you don’t need to choose a clothing pattern if you don’t want to. We send out a list of our favourite pattern companies upon booking.
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Prices start from £175
Top 3 Sewing Pattern Class FAQs
Q - I have never done any dressmaking before, is this class going to be suitable for me?
A - In short yes! Patterns can be baffling and intimidating to the beginner. This class will take you through all the stages of dressmaking from understanding your pattern, to making a toile (mock up) and then working on your finished product and making fit adjustments along the way!
Q - What kind of patterns can i bring along to the class?
A - It really is up to you! We have had dresses, pyjamas, teddy bears, handbags, to name a few - if it has a pattern and you want to make it then bring it along! If you have a little dressmaking experience and want to try out something a bit more challenging then bring it along and we can get stuck in!
Q - Do I need to have my pattern and fabric cut before coming along to the class?
A - Not at all. Your tutor will talk you through your pattern and some of the jargon and terminology used so you will have a full understanding of it. Help will also be given to get your correct measurements (if dressmaking), this way you can ensure you will be cutting the correct size from your fabric and placing your pattern on the fabric correctly.