Sewing Patterns Decoded

  • assets/images/Workshops/all sewing/pattern cutting/Sewing patterns decoded/Website/Sewing patterns decoded 600.jpg

Sewing Patterns Decoded

£25.00

Date & Time: Sat 26 Sept 2020, 9.15-11.15

Product Code: CPattern200926

Sessions: 1

Tutor: Alison Leese

Places available: 3

Skill level: Beginner

Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

 

QTY:

Now you’re confident on your sewing machine, it’s time to tackle sewing patterns head on…

If you’re wondering which pattern to choose, struggling to take accurate measurements or simply can’t make head or tail of the pattern envelope or markings, we’ll ‘decode’ all of these things and more.

Start by understanding the ‘jargon’ used within a sewing pattern. Learn how to take body measurements to establish your pattern size and calculate fabric requirements. Then get practical by laying out a pattern piece and learn to pin, measure and transfer markings, as well as the basics of shortening, lengthening, enlarging and reducing pattern.

You’ll come away with all of the skills and know how you need to feel totally at home with commercial sewing patterns and we promise we’ll banish your pattern fears!

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or for those looking to refresh their skills.

Make a day of it and book on DRESSMAKING IN A DAY and we will also teach you the practical skills to make either a raglan sleeve top, pyjama bottoms, a girls dress or a wrap around skirt.

Based at Bamber Sewing Machines, Ministry of Craft customers get 10% discount on the wide range of fabrics, haberdashery and sewing patterns and there are various discounts available on their sewing machines and overlockers.

If the above date is not suitable or sold out and there are no alternative dates showing below, contact us with the workshop name, so we can let you know if a place becomes available or when the next date goes on sale.

All materials and equipment are supplied for this workshop and are included in the price.

Tea and coffee will be available at the workshop and you are welcome to bring along your own refreshments.

Bamber Sewing Machines Venue Information including directions and parking.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

More dates for this workshop and / or related workshops

  • Clone your Closet at MCDC

    Clone your Closet at MCDC

    You know THAT item in your wardrobe? It’s your wear-it-every-day, so-blimmin-comfortable, wish-I’d-bought-three absolute favourite. But it has seen better days and you’re feeling anxious about its inevitable demise. Well now you can clone that clothing!

    Date & time: Sat 7 Nov 2020, 13.15-17.15
    Product code: Clone201107
    Places available: 1
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Manchester Craft and Design Centre

    View details

    £50.00

  • Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Do you have a classic hourglass figure? Are you the same dress size in every shop? Nope, nor us.

    Date & time: Sat 19 Sept 2020, 10.00-15.30
    Product code: Cbodice200919
    Places available: 0
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

    View details

    £65.00

  • Clone your Closet at Bambers

    Clone your Closet at Bambers

    You know THAT item in your wardrobe? It’s your wear-it-every-day, so-blimmin-comfortable, wish-I’d-bought-three absolute favourite. But it has seen better days and you’re feeling anxious about its inevitable demise. Well now you can clone that clothing!

    Date & time: Sat 3 Oct 2020, 13.00-17.00
    Product code: Clone201003
    Places available: 0
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

    View details

    £50.00

  • Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Introduction to Bodice Fitting

    Do you have a classic hourglass figure? Are you the same dress size in every shop? Nope, nor us.

    Date & time: Sat 31 Oct 2020, 10.00-15.30
    Product code: Cbodice201031
    Places available: 5
    Skill level: Advanced Beginner
    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

    View details

    £65.00