Cut and Sew Your Own Garment - Petersfield Library - Monday 28th November, 5th, 12th and 19th December 2022


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Cut and Sew Your Own Garment

Petersfield Library

Monday 28th November, 5th, 12th and 19th December 2022

10.00am to 1.00pm

This course covers the use of a commercial pattern, laying out the fabric, choosing the correct lines for your size, cutting out, constructing and making the Toile / Garment.

  • During the course you will learn to identify pattern pieces
  • how to read and follow the pattern instructions
  • Lay and pin your pattern correctly onto the fabric, following the layout plan
  • cut the fabric
  • create a Toile (prototype garment)
  • Adjust the pattern to fit
  • Use your machine to sew the Toile, using learnt basic sewing techniques

Who is this course for: For anyone who wants to improve their sewing skills and create their own garment

Previous Knowledge or Experience: some prior knowledge of the basic sewing techniques

How will I learn: Discussion, demonstration, & observation of sewing techniques

How will I be assessed: Observation & project work

What shall I bring: Sewing machine with bobbins, feet and spare needles, sewing pattern suitable for your level of experience

old sheet or calico for the toile, fabric scissors, paper scissors, tape measure, pins, paper/pad. Thread

Fabric for your garment will be discussed at the first lesson

Prior to your lesson the tutor will arrange a short phone call, at a mutually convenient time, to discuss your project and level of experience

Next Steps: further sewing courses

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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