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Chichester Sewing Courses
This much requested and fun class is suitable for both beginners and more experienced makers alike. The pattern is designed for stretchy fabrics, therefore you will learn the necessary techniques to work with this fabric and construct a pair of underwear using a regular sewing machine. There will be three different designs to choose from (from biggest to smallest variety) and at least three different elastic insertion methods. You will be guided through cutting your pattern and fabric accuratley, sewing with knit fabrics and completing a pair of your future favourite knickers!
Included in the class is the pattern with detailed instructions for sizes 8-18 UK, which you get to take home and hopefully use again and again.
About your Teacher:
Dhurata Davies is a dressmaking pattern designer, sewing tutor and maker of all things fabric and fibre. She has been sewing and designing women's and children's clothing since she was very young and has always loved giving function and purpose to a piece of fabric (or a ball of yarn)! She designs and makes unique but simple and practical everyday items that are meant to be enjoyed for much longer than the latest fashion. True to her nature, her classes are very informal and fun with plenty of sewing tips and tricks from a lifetime of experience.
Maximum class size of 6.
Suitable for beginners and those with more sewing experience.
30cm - 40cm of stretchy fabric with at least 20% stretch and good recovery
2 metres of either lingerie elastic, fold-over elastic or regular 6mm wide elastic
All of the items on the list above can be purchased in Clothkits or please do feel free to bring your own fabric from your stash!
12 February, 09:30 - 12:30