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Easy peasy PJ trousers- An intro to dressmaking

The Thrifty Stitcher

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

Easy peasy PJ trousers- An intro to dressmaking
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 Easy peasy PJ trousers- an intro to dressmaking

  • Do you want to start dressmaking using patterns but haven't a clue about all the terminology?
  • Are you itching to get started making your own clothes, but too terrified to get the tissue pattern out of the packet? 

Working with a simple pyjama pattern you”ll quickly understand how to go from tissue pattern, to fabric, to machine.

simple Pj Trousers

What you'll learn:

  • Learn how to decypher the strange code of bought dressmaking patterns
  • Understand the importance of lining up the fabric’s straight of grain
  • How to make a simple elasticated waist band
  • Choice of either adult or children's pattern available please specify before the class

Kid's pj option

Cost: £47 (max 6 places per class)
Time: 2 pm – 6 pm. weekends, 6.30- 9.30 weeknights. Arrive on time, as session starts promptly
Materials required: Please bring 2.6m of woven fabric for your Pj’s! ( more details in booking confirmation)
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits provided
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When & Where

The Thrifty Studio
Unit 21, 4-6 Shelford Place
Stoke Newington
N16 9HS London
United Kingdom

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

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The Thrifty Stitcher

Learn to sew with Claire-Louise Hardie, The Sewing Producer and Mastermind for The Great British Sewing Bee! She's a Professional Costumier with an impressive CV of employers that includes-
ITV:The RSC:The Royal National Theatre:BBC: Regent’s Park open air Theatre and “The Audience” with Dame Helen Mirren.


I have a passion for teaching beginners to sew!


When not teaching at The Thrifty Studio I'm also a Love sewing Magazine columnist: A Sewing Bee Author: Pattern Designer and a Masters student at London College of Fashion

My first book: ``The Great British Sewing Bee- Fashion with Fabric`` won best sewing book 2015 in the British Sewing Awards.

Some of my masters research work is currently part of the Balenciaga Exhibition at The V and A Museum. 


I offer small sized, friendly sewing classes and courses in Stoke Newington North London. 

My 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 my lovely working studio, and leave with a passion for sewing

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