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Tee Making on an Over-Locker

November 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Learn to to sew a beautiful tee-shirt fully on an over-locker on this one day session-
In this workshop we will be looking at basic garment construction on an overlocker- Which runs perfectly alongside the ever popular “Get to Know Your Over-locker” workshop.
It will give you a taste of what your can achieve on your machine or provide an opportunity to hone your skills if you have already completed this workshop.
Bring along your over-locker ( or book a studio machine)
Recommended Patterns
Melissa Breton Tee from Thrifty Stitcher covering sizes 32-46 Finished size of 35-49.
Melissa is a relaxed fit, Boat nec with neckband, drop shoulder T shirt is the perfect intro to sewing knits. A really versatile wardrobe builder, great for layering or making oversized as a cosy top.
Agnes – Tilly and the Buttons
Agnes is a close-fitting jersey top, finished with a narrow band at the neckline. Choose from long or cropped sleeves.
You will soon be creating lots of fantastic tee shirt makes in 45mins just like Amanda !
Those who wish to develop their skills and techniques using stretch fabric
Beginners looking at an introduction into dressmaking
Those who are looking to get more from their over-locker
Sewists who are thinking about purchasing an over-locker
Anyone who likes being a Sewcial Sewer
How to choose your size and interpret the pattern requirements
How to lay your pattern and cut out your fabric assessing the fabric stretch
Basic garment construction
How to sew stretch fabric on a Over-locker- exploring different settings on your over-locker, such as stitch length, cutting width and differential feed
You will construct each section using your over-locker – including seams, neck band even hemming !
Basic sewing kit to include – scissors, pins, marking tools etc.
1.5 mtr – 2. mtr of stretch fabric containing at least 20% stretch these include – we recommend tee shirt weight such as cotton knit, modal jersey or light weight loop back jerseys- we have a vast range of jersey’s in the studio if required and happy to advice.
Your Own copy of the pattern you choose worth £16.50
Full use of the studio machines
Expert Tuition from Amanda Wyatt
Lots of tea/coffee and a yummy slice of cake!
COST £75.00


November 30, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Amanda Wyatt


The Sewcial Studio
80 Watling St
Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 5BJ United Kingdom
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