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Draft your own Sewing patterns- Pattern cutting course

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Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM (GMT)

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Pattern cutting class 2 Tickets Mar 11, 2017 £150.00 £0.00

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Draft your own sewing patterns- Pattern cutting course

Learn how to tailor your very own pattern and begin making garments exactly the way you want.

Course held over 1 weekend 

Pattern making course

Frustrated that you can never find patterns in styles you like, or do you find your body is not a standard size?
Why not learn the art of pattern drafting and make a block tailored exactly to your measurements? Over this 2 day course you will measure yourself and draft a personalised bodice and skirt pattern block, tailored specifically to your body.
Learn how to measure yourself to make a perfect fitting pattern block Draft your own pattern block- Pattern making class with The thrifty Stitcher
Using your pattern block you can begin to draft your own patterns in any style you like. It's also a great tool for making adjustments to commercial patterns too
In this class you will learn:

  • How to take your own accurate body measurements 
  • Draft a bodice and skirt block based on your own unique measurements 
  • Make a muslin or toile (a mock-up version of your pattern)
  • Simple pattern adjustments and manipulations
Draft your own sewing patterns

Pattern drafting tools and equipment


Note: You will not make any actual clothes in this class just a muslin and the bodice and skirt block. You must have some experience sewing garments before taking this class.

Day 1- Sessions 1 & 2:  11 am- 5 pm Saturday March 11th
Day 2 - Sessions 3 & 4: 11 am- 5 pm Sunday March 12th
Cost: £150 (max number of 5 students per session)
Time: 11 am - 5 pm on 2 consecutive days on the weekend. Arrive on time as session starts promptly!
Materials required:All tools, equipment and  materials provided.
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and snacks provided.
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The Thrifty Studio
Unit 21, 4-6 Shelford Place
Stoke Newington
N16 9HS London
United Kingdom

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM (GMT)

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Claire-Louise Hardie is the Sewing Producer to "The Great British Sewing Bee" and Author of "The Great British Sewing Bee- Fashion with Fabric" She's also a professional Costumier and Guest presenter on Create and Craft TV.  We offer small sized, friendly sewing classes and courses in Stoke Newington North London. 

Our mission is to de-mystify the art of sewing and clothes making, showing you just how easy and fun it can be. We offer a range of contemporary sewing classes, suitable for adults at all levels. Fitting is our passion, and we love to helping students make clothes that fit.

Come and be inspired at our lovely working studio, and leave with a passion for sewing

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