Intro to Garment Making - Pull-on Trousers - One Day

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Start making your own clothes! Unravel the mysteries of sewing patterns and learn how to construct a garment from scratch.

Make a pair of men's or women's pull-on trousers covering the following skills:

  • How to read and use commercial patterns and understand the language of dressmaking. 
  • How to use pattern sizing and fabric guides
  • Prepare fabric 
  • Attach Waistbands 
  • Finish hems and seams

LEVEL 3: Students for this course must already know how to thread up a sewing machine and have experience making a couple of simple sewn items such as tote bags, cushions, pencil cases etc. Ideal for those who have completed our Introuduction to Machine Sewing Course or equivalent Level 2 classes.

Materials: Sewing patterns are included, and each pattern has other garments and variants of style which you can try at home after you complete your course. For this course you are only required to bring fabric for the garments. The machines, equipment & sundry materials, such as basic thread colours and interfacing are provided. 

Choose to make one of the following:

Simplicity 8841 (Slim or wide leg, elastic waist trousers)

Simplicity 9376 (Pleated waist, tapered leg, elastic waist trousers)

Wardrobe by Me: Men’s Summer Pants or Shorts

Booking a class at Ray Stitch entitles you to 10% off everything in-store for one week where our team are happy to help and advise on fabric.

Please take a moment to read our CANCELLATION POLICY before booking: Unfortunately our classes are non refundable. Due to our small class sizes it is also very difficult to transfer your booking to a different date. If you cannot attend a class and are able to notify us at least two weeks before the class starts, it may be possible to fit you in on another date but this is not guaranteed so please give us as much notice as possible to increase your chances.