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Ultimate Beginners: Sew a T-Shirt!

Seven Sisters
3 hour class
The ultimate, unisex staple wardrobe piece! Never buy t-shirts ever again!
Ultimate Beginners: Sew a T-Shirt!
by The Fashion Box
Ultimate Beginners: Sew a T-Shirt! by The Fashion Box - crafts in London

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What you will do

3 hour class


In this workshop you will choose to make a long or short raglan sleeve t-shirt. Go unique and mix up your fabrics if you wish, or go classic.

Size chart: A = Chest 30-32 B = Chest 35-37 C = Chest 39-41 D = Chest 43-45 E = Chest 47-49 F = Chest 50- 52

Workshop Breakdown:

  1. Understand a commercial pattern - symbols and fabric grainlines (Simplicity 8613)
  2. Laying pattern onto fabric and create markings
  3. Cutting out
  4. Sewing using an overlocker

Suitable fabrics: Stretch knits only Activewear knits, interlock, rib knit, two way stretch

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING? Fabrics must be 150cm in width: 2 metres of stretch fabric. If you would like to patchwork your t-shirt, as in the picture, you will need the following fabric breakdown: Front and back = 1 metre Right sleeve and neckband = 1 metre Left Sleeve = 1 metre Please note: Fabric consumption is based on 150cm wide fabric. If your fabric is shorter in width you will need more length.


POLICIES: Please note: Doors close 15 minutes after the start time on all workshops. No free reschedules or refunds to latecomers. We can not reschedule you to another date if you forget to bring the required fabric.

WORKSHOP DURATION This is a 3 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: This workshop is suitable for 14 years and above

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Class location

Seven Sisters
Unit 4
718-722 Seven Sisters Road (Entrance on Gourley Street)
N15 5NH

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Ultimate Beginners: Sew a T-Shirt! by The Fashion Box - crafts in London

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.

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Please remember your fabric!

Age Requirement


All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Ultimate Beginners: Sew a T-Shirt!
by The Fashion Box
Ultimate Beginners: Sew a T-Shirt! by The Fashion Box - crafts in London
3 hour class


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