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Be a Copycat-Clone Your Favourite Garment
April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - April 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm£100.00 – £160.0
Have a favourite garment…
• That fits like a dream
• Wished you’d bought 4 of
• Is wearing out and becoming threadbare.
• Want to make another exactly the same but in different colours
Then this 2 day session for you!
Work with Sewing Guru Claire Louise Hardy expert pattern designer, sewing author, costume designer and producer of the Great British Sewing Bee and recreate your favourite garment.
What you will learn
• The principles behind creating your own patterns
• Create a paper pattern from your original garment
• Transfer pattern details i.e darts, pockets, seam lines etc
• Pattern essentials, notches, grain lines & all the good stuff
• Make up a toile to check fit
• Cut out and make up final garment
Please note, depending on the scale of your project and your skill level, you might not be able to get to the final fabric stage, but will however leave with the pattern and toile ready to recreate your final piece at home.
You’ll have expert advice on hand to talk you through the sewing up process, be it at the studio or continued at home.
What you will Need
Bring 2-3 pieces that you wish to copy, which will allow the option to choose and select an appropriate garment to work on for time and skill level.
Basic sewing Kit – scissors, pins, marking tools
2-3 mtrs of Calico depending on your garment, to make up a toile from your copied pattern
2-3 mtrs of fashion fabric Please note, depending on the scale of your project and your skill level, you might not be able to get to the fabric stage, but will however leave with the pattern and toile ready to recreate your final piece at home.
*We have a full range of fabrics and haberdashery and are happy to assist and guide if you require additional pieces during your session.
Expert tuition from sewing Guru Claire-Louise Hardy
Full use of studio tools and equipment
Lots of refreshments and definitely a slice of yummy cake (or two!)