Beginners 2: 6 week sewing course for advanced sewers

Wednesday  9 January  2019  10:30 AM    Wednesday  13 February  2019 1:30 PM
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Cost of this course is €180, deposit required €60, only 6 available places.
This course is a follow on from our beginners sewing course. If you’re comfortable with your sewing machine basics but have yet to tackle a pattern, this is the course for you. You will sew a t-shirt, learning how to read a pattern and alter it to fit. You will also learn how to set a sleeve, sew a bias binding and hem. At the end of the course, you will have the basic sewing skills that will allow you to further develop your sewing skills on your own.
The pattern will be provided but you will have to supply your own fabric. Larger equipment such as sewing machines will be provided, but you will need a basic sewing kit of your own. The sewing kit should include:
• Fabric scissors
• Tape measure
• Pins
• Needles
• Seam ripper
• Tailors’ chalk
Class numbers are limited so we can ensure that each student gets individual attention. These mean classes fill up fast so book early!
Week 1:
Taking measurements and choosing the correct size
Tracing and cutting pattern
Making pattern adjustments for fit
Choosing fabric
Week 2:
Laying down pattern
Cutting fabric
Week 3:
Sewing side seams
Making adjustments for fit
Week 4:
Finishing seams
Setting sleeves
Week 5:
Bias Binding
Hemming
Week 6:
Variations on the basic t-shirt pattern

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