Recreate Your favourite Garment – An Introduction to Pattern Cutting
This two-day workshop with Nina Redman provides a fantastic introduction to pattern cutting by showing you how to copy an existing favourite garment (without taking it apart!)
In two days you can expect to cover the following (see below) and have an accurate pattern of your garment and toile to take away.
understanding the tools required
tracing your garment on to paper
modifications for seam allowances, trims and finishing
fabric grain and minimising waste
cutting your toile
sewing your toile, including trims and fastenings fitting your toile, and advice on modifications and tweaks
Date: Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th October 2019
Time: 10 – 4.30pm (6 1/2 hours each day) with a 45min break for lunch.
Group size: 4 to 7 (we prefer to work with small groups to allow for more personalised supervision as you get to grips with your machine.)
No previous experience necessary but you must feel confident using a domestic sewing machine.
WHAT WILL I NEED TO BRING TO MY FIRST CLASS?
Your own sewing machine (if you have one) AND your garment of choice, or a few that we can choose from. And if your a speedy worker bring along some fabric to re-create your garment in!
An information kit will be provided with all of your handouts inside. You may want to bring some paper to take notes during demonstrations.
Pattern Master (https://www.morplan.com/shop/en/morplan/patternmaster)
Mechanical Pencil / Sharp pencil
Tracing wheel (https://www.morplan.com/shop/en/morplan/tracing-wheels)
ARE THERE ANY EXTRA COSTS?
All the equipment needed is available for you to use. The materials for the pattern blocks and patterns are supplied as well as material to make a toile (practice garment) extra calico can also be supplied at cost price £2.95 per metre. If you want to make a wearable garment you will need to supply the fabric for this.
Tickets available here