You will learn
- Tips for cutting out and finding the grain of the fabric and direction of stretch
- How to use a pattern to cut out your fabric
- How to sew the garment together using a regular sewing machine - type of stitches and needle
- How to create the elastic waistband
- How to attach cuffs using the same main fabric
- How to make a simple t-shirt and insert a jersey neckband
Level 5- please click here to read the description of this level to ensure it is suited to you. PLEASE NOTE - It is unlikely that you will have time to completely finish both projects in the day but you will have everything you need to finish off at home.
- 20% discount on supplies required for the workshop (fabric & notions). Please call the shop or buy fabric in-store to have this discount processed.
- 10% off any other fabrics purchased on the day of your course
- Your very own copy of the Truebias Husdon Pattern
- Use of all machines, tools and equipment
- Tea/coffee and biscuits (please bring a packed lunch of visit one of the lovely local cafes)
You will need to bring
- For the PJ bottoms - Medium weight knits such as cotton lycra, french terry, ponte, and sweatshirt knit with a suggested stretch of approximately 40%. Depending on the size and version you choose between 1.2m and 1.9m is needed. It is STRONGLY recommended to order the fabric before the workshop so that it can be pre-washed as its very normal for stretchy fabric to shrink on the first wash.
- For the PJ t-shirt top - 80cm of a lighter weight cotton jersey or modal fabric.
- Matching thread
- 1.5m of 2" (5cm wide elastic)
Charlotte is a fashion and textiles lecturer with experience of teaching a variety of levels and age groups. She graduated with a BA (hons) Fashion Design from Middlesex University London in 2014 and is currently studying a Masters in Textiles for Fashion in 2019 at Birmingham City University. She is interested in pattern making and garment construction and works freelance making bespoke clothing for clients and sample collections for small clothing companies. Charlotte believes that sewing and textiles should be accessible to everyone as it can contribute positively to wellbeing and confidence.