Intro to sewing with Stretch fabrics: Make a simple T shirt

Want to step up your sewing skills and learn tips and tricks for sewing with jersey and knit fabrics?

This class will teach you how to cut and sew with knit fabrics and make a simple T shirt on the sewing machine
Intro to stretch fabric- sew a simple t shirt
Intro to stretch- t shirt profile
Intro to stretch fabric- simple t shirt

You must be able to use a sewing machine and ideally have made a couple of things before taking this class. If not then try our ultimate beginners day.

 Using a sewing machine we will construct a well fitting t shirt with laid on sleeves and a professional looking finish. You will have a choice of sleeve length and neckline as well to suit your personal style.
In this class you will learn
  • how to use a commercial sewing pattern
  • how to lay and cut knit fabric.
  • how to add a professional looking neckband
  • how to use a twin needle
  • attach sleeves using the flat laid on method
Cost: £49 (max number of 5 students per session)
Time: 6.30-10 pm on weeknights. 2.30 pm -6pm on weekends. Arrive early as session starts promptly!
Materials required: 1.5 metres medium or lightweight knit fabric such as cotton jersey, Rayon jersey, ponte roma. Lightweight sweatshirting is also suitable. Matching Thread. 
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and snacks provided.
NB- This class doesn’t include use of overlockers. If you’d like to use an overlocker, please give me 48 notice, and bring along threads if you don’t want to use black or white. You will need to be able to thread up and use an overlocker as there isn’t time in this class to teach how to use one.
We reserve the right to cancel if there are less than 2 students booked.
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I'm so glad I had you on hand for my first attempt with lighter weight jersey, good fun and I learnt loads! I have my twin needles now and I'm going to set a weekend aside very soon and try out more jersey fabric.


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