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Tue, 21 Nov

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Learn to sew with Charlotte

Clone your clothes: step by step pattern drafting

In this workshop you will learn how to copy your favourite item of clothing without taking it apart, and to draft your own clothes going forward!

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Clone your clothes: step by step pattern drafting
Clone your clothes: step by step pattern drafting

Time & Location

21 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 21:00

Learn to sew with Charlotte, Leighton Buzzard LU7, UK

About the event

https://www.charlottetheseamstress.com/product-page/clone-your-clothes-introduction-to-pattern-making

In this workshop spread over 4 evenings you will learn how to copy your favourite items of clothing, without taking them apart! You'll learn a clear and easy method to use at home again and again, while taking in the basics of pattern drafting. We'll cover darts, pleats, collars, pockets, waistbands and all the other elements of a garment so that you can make patterns with all the details you love. You'll make a fully realised sewing pattern, ready to make your item at home, or work on a toile in class. You will need to arrange your supplies in advance and bring them with you, Check the supplies list below. As always, tea coffee and biscuits will be provided to keep us going!

Supplies

Selection of items of clothing to clone. Look for things with darts, pleats, pockets etc to learn all these elements.

Pattern paper - this can be bought gridded from sewing stores or you can use plain wrapping paper/ kraft paper roll or large paper sheets. 

Ruler, Pencil, Highlighter, Pen, Paper scissors, Fabric scissors, Measuring tape, Pins, Pattern marking wheel tool

Fabric to try out your drafted pattern. Could be nice new fabric or an old sheet or plain lining fabric, up to you. 

Sewing machine with fresh sewing machine needles, thread, fabric snips, tailors chalk

Tickets

  • 4 week sewing course

    2 hours each week, Tuesday evenings 7-9pm

    £120.00

Total

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