Saturday 28th May - Beginners Guide - Learn To Adjust & Fit a Commercial Trousers Pattern
Saturday 28th May - Beginners Guide - Learn To Adjust & Fit a Commercial Trousers Pattern
Saturday 28th May - Beginners Guide - Learn To Adjust & Fit a Commercial Trousers Pattern
Saturday 28th May - Beginners Guide - Learn To Adjust & Fit a Commercial Trousers Pattern
Saturday 28th May - Beginners Guide - Learn To Adjust & Fit a Commercial Trousers Pattern

Saturday 28th May - Beginners Guide - Learn To Adjust & Fit a Commercial Trousers Pattern

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Saturday 28th May 

9.30am - 3.00pm

Trousers Fit Session

Join us for a superb social DRESSMAKING Saturday session with Tracey from Polka Dot Designs, The Great British Sewing Bee .

The dressmakers sessions will only be 6 people max per session
During the session
  • We will make a toile (practice pair of trousers) & learn how to take accurate measurements,
  • Size charts - choosing the correct size to use as a base
  • Taking body measurements
  • Work out which pattern to cut,
  • Adjust a commercial pattern to fit you
  • Check Rise
  • Adjust Length
  • Work with pockets 
  • Hip Enlargement/Reduction
  • Cut pattern and tolie out of chosen fabric
  • Adjust the pattern
  • Discuss Scissors v Rotary Cutter

This will give you a lovely pair of trousers that is perfected fitted to you which you can then take away and make out of your chosen fabric

The pattern we will be using is Simplicity S9235 (free with the session)
Sewing Machine knowledge is required 

You will need 
  • 2/3 Metres of cheap cotton - Polycotton, Cotton poplin, Linen Mix , Crepe or Calico
  • Your sewing kit
  • Sewing Machine
  • Sewing Machine Needles
The Block is £45 per block , 5.30 Hours in total
Suitable for
  • Confident Beginner - Some knowledge of using a sewing machine, basically you can sew in a straight line (well straight ish)

A sewing machine can be rented during the session for £4 if needed
(Terms and conditions apply for workshop )
  • Once made, a booking cannot be transferred to an alternative date
  • Workshops must be paid in full before the event. If for any reason you are unable to attend please feel free to send a substitute.
  • If you book a workshop for several days duration please make sure you can attend all days. Please check the dates carefully prior to booking.
  • If you are unable to attend due to a positive Covid test we will be able to issue a refund or move the session, NHS proof would be required