LEARN HOW TO SEW A SHIRT OR BLOUSE

LEARN HOW TO SEW A SHIRT OR BLOUSE

175.00

FOUR WEEK COURSE - £175

FIRST SESSION: MONDAY 7TH OCTOBER 1PM - 4.30PM

LAST SESSION: MONDAY 28TH OCTOBER 1PM-4.30PM

Our comprehensive four week shirt/blouse making course is perfect for those yet to take the plunge in to sewing these types of garments and would like to gain confidence in the extra aspects that are involved in shirt making. You will also be guided on getting a good fit for your garment to your unique body shape.

Maximum Class Size: 4

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Designed for confident sewers looking to take their skills further, you will learn how to construct and make your very own shirt or blouse to your own body measurements in this comprehensive four week workshop.


Session Details:

You will choose one of the patterns available and the choices will be confirmed once your booking has been processed.  There are four women’s shirt/blouse patterns and two mens shirt patterns to choose from to ensure there is something to everyones tastes.

Course details and what you will learn:

  • Measuring up for correct size

  • Cutting the paper pattern and fabric according to correct size

  • Basic construction

  • Making fit adjustments to the pattern using simple fitting alterations

  • Sewing a standard or mandarin collar

  • To add a button placket

  • Sewing a curved hem

  • Adding cuffs to sleeves

  • Attaching a breast pocket (optional)

  • Sewing buttons and buttonholes

  • Topstitching

Ability level

This course is suitable for confident sewers who are use to a variety of commercial sewing patterns and can follow a pattern unaided.  Some experience with minor alterations and fitting would be advantageous.  Depending on level of experience you may not completely finish your project however, there is likely to be homework set to finish general sewing should you need it. This ensures you have amble time to concentrate on the more technical aspects in class .

What's included:

  • The sewing pattern of your choice from the options available is included.

  • A good supply of basic sewing equipment and sundry materials, including use of our overlockers and our Janome Sewist 725S sewing machines.

  • Tea/coffee and biscuits or cake.  Please advise if there are any food allergies or intolerances.  We will do our best to cater for you.

You will need to bring:

Your own fabric for each of the garments and thread along with any other notions the pattern requires to complete the garment applicable.  Full details will be provided on confirmation of your booking.

Session times & dates:

Session 1:

Monday 7th October 2019, 1pm-4.30pm

Session 2:

Monday 14th October, 1pm-4.30pm

Session 3:

Monday 21st October, 1pm-4.30pm

Session 4:

Monday 28th October, 1pm-4.30pm

NB: Please note that sessions will start and end promptly.

Location

Near The Embankment, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40. Full address provided on booking.