Garment Making 3-Week Course Ages 13-17 [August 2021]

Always wanted to learn how to make your own clothes but not sure where to start? This 3-week course is for you! 

Introducing our new Teen’s Garment making course over the three two-hour sessions, our tutor Sarah will be on hand with an introduction to sewing and expert guidance as you create a garment from our two available patterns. 

Pattern #1: Using stretch jersey you can make a baseball-t style shirt with raglan sleeves, mixing classic or contrasting colours.

Pattern #2: Using jersey or fleece you can make your own super comfy jogging bottoms

The course takes place at our new pop up in Stretford Mall on the following dates:

Weds 4th Aug, 3:30 – 5:30pm
Weds 11th Aug, 3:30 – 5:30pm
Weds 18th Aug, 3:30 – 5:30pm

This is a mixed-ability class, so you’ll learn at your own pace. Starting with an introduction to sewing with a pass your sewing machine driving test workshop. 

Skills: Using a pattern, understanding pattern instructions, constructing a garment, making adjustments for fit.

Level: This course is for those aged between 13-17 years old, Beginner, Intermediate.

Bring: We will have a selection of fabrics and elastics to buy on the day however if you want to bring your own fabrics you will need:

T-shirt: 1.5-2 metres of knit fabric. Light to medium weight cotton jersey is recommended.

Joggers: 2 metres of knit fabric. Medium weight jersey or french terry (stretch towelling) is recommended. 3cm wide elastic for the waist (length is your waist measurement)

All equipment will be provided, including sewing machines, overlockers, irons etc.

Credit: Patterns created by Brindille & Twig

*PLEASE NOTE: As a small not-for-profit cooperative, our time and resources are always stretched to the max. In the event that a workshop is at less than 50% capacity, we will need to reschedule it. If this happens, you’ll be given as much notice as possible and your booking can be transferred to a future date or refunded. Please refer to our cancellation policy for terms and conditions. We hope you understand and thank you for your support.

Hourly Schedule

Week 1 [04/08/2021]

15:30 - 17:30
Pass Your Sewing Maching Driving Test
Our 2-hour crash course covers all the basics of using your sewing machine. Come away with a load more confidence, plus a certificate and an appliqued ‘L’ plate.

Week 2 [11/08/2021]

15:30 - 17:30
Pattern, Sizing and Construction
In this session you will have chosen which of the two patterns you want to create. We will then go onto selecting your size, cutting out the pattern and fabric and then make a start on the construction of your garment.

Week 3 [18/08/2021]

15:30 - 17:30
Construction!
In the final 2 hour session we will continue to work on the construction of your garment. However as this is a mixed-ability class, you will learn at your own pace and if you do not complete your garment you will go away with the know how and the instructions on how to finish

Date

Aug 04 - 18 2021
Expired!

Time

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Cost

£55.00
Stitched Up, Unit 40

Location

Stitched Up, Unit 40
Stretford Mall, Chester Road, Manchester, M32 9BB
Website
https://goo.gl/maps/hYMyjYRQBzxiXYp97
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Stitched Up
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0161 881 7141
Email
hello@stitchedup.coop
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