What you will do
7 hour workshop
Want to learn and experiment sewing stretch fabrics?
Then come and try our new workshop, in which you will bring along your own jersey fabrics (you will need 3 mtrs) and learn to use the overlocker and how to sew with stretch fabrics. From what needles to use to finishing off your hems!
You will receive a free pattern, New Look 6581.
Using the measurement chart Cutting out a paper pattern Laying your pattern on fabric for stretch Pattern symbols and markings Cutting out Following and understanding a commercial pattern Sewing the dress Inserting sleeves Finishing and hemming stretch fabrics
Class time: 10am - 5pm Only 6 people maximum per class
You can view the fabric consumption per size on the picture provided. If you are new to using patterns, you can email the studio with your measurements, and we can advise you.
Please provide Bust / waist / Hip / back neck to waist measurements.
The pattern is available in UK size 10 - 18, but again check the size chart provided, commercial patterns are not the same as your retail size.
Select a class time
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, The Fashion Box
Who we are: The Fashion Box Group was founded in 2013.
After graduating from Central Saint Martins, with a post-graduate degree in Advanced Innovative Pattern Cutting, Craig (Mr Fashion Box!) embarked on a kaleidoscope of successful ventures within the fashion industry. During this time, he has worked alongside a huge selection of fashion houses, new designers and is a mentor to many university lecturers and fashion graduates.
Craig has over 15 years experience in teaching in universities and colleges, as well as with private clients. As a result, he is accomplished at getting the best out of both groups of students and one-to-one situations.
After 7 years at Istituto Marangoni, he left to pursue his dreams of opening his own fashion school, which resulted in The Fashion Box Academy.
Craig is also Head of Fashion at LCCA, and is currently writing a programmes for The London College of Contemporary Arts’ MA course in Luxury Fashion Design.
Craig has been the Collection Manager for Qasimi Homme, worked alongside Sadie Clayton, and is currently working on production of a collection for Liberty of London.
Please remember to bring along your fabrics. Plus any specific colour of thread you may want to sew with. We have a large selection of thread colours, but cannot confirm we may have a specific colour you may need.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.