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17. Full Day - Sew your own trousers
This is the perfect follow on class from our learn to sew workshop, for those keen to sew a garment following a commercial pattern, using quality fabric and professional techniques! Make Town will provide EVERYTHING! You just bring your lunch! Take all the guess work out of the equation and lets just get sewing! What's the plan Stan? We will start at 10:30 – break for lunch – sew all day – cup of tea break – finish 6:30pm – beers! During the day you will learn – How to measure your body to suit the commercial pattern – by Merchant & Mills How to cut your trouser pattern out to your preferred size and shape tapered or wide leg or shorts? How to correctly lay and cut your cloth/fabric How to interpret and read commercial patterns and follow instructions including notches How to fully sew a garment, with overlocked seams, side pockets, elastic and drawstring waistband and hems Learn all of my professional techniques, tips and tricks to take your homemade to handmade. Yes there is a difference. What do I bring? All materials are included in this workshop. You will receive the 101 trouser pattern that is yours to keep at the end of the class, so you can recreate this at home again and again and again! Enough 100% linen cloth for your trousers, available in a variety of colours from white to fushia Matching threads for your linen and elastic All equipment, including sewing machines, overlockers, scissors, rulers, marking chalks and pens, irons and pins are all here for you to use. We also have a fridge, George Forman grill and tea and coffee so bring a decent lunch and some snacks for in between! Tesco is just up the road too, and a lovely little cafe is just across the street x Where to next? Home James! Go to the pub and grab a beer you deserve it! At the end of this workshop, you will have a very clear and indepth understanding of garment construction and a fancy pair of casual trousers to swan off home in! La de daa! You should leave this class feeling confidant that you could whip up another pair on your own! But do not hesitate! Continue your sewing adventure, and book into one of our evening sewing classes, so you can sew up another pair. And I will be here to help you if you get stuck! There is no greater feeling than the satisfaction of creating something with your own two hands! It’s contagious and once you start you will be itching to make your entire wardrobe. Can’t wait to see ya!

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