Make A Pair Of Pyjama Bottoms - Men & Womens Fit

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Maximum Class Size: 6

During this single session class you will uncover how to use commercial dressmaking patterns and start to understand basic garment construction. In three and a half hours you will make up these classic unisex pyjama bottoms with elasticated waistband and drawstring detail. This pattern is a perfect staple and before long everyone will be wanting a pair!

This class is suitable for sewers at a beginner plus level, and is ideal for those who have completed our Intro to Machine Sewing Part 2 class and would like to start using commercial dressmaking patterns to create your own clothes. You must already know the basics of how to use a sewing machine, this class is the perfect introduction to your dressmaking journey.

In class you will cover the following techniques: 

  • Understand commercial patterns and their notations
  • Fitting & adjustments
  • Pattern lay plans & straight of grain
  • Marking the fabric
  • Making an elasticated waistband
  • Tips and techniques on making up
  • Finishing

Tools, equipment and refreshments are provided & the pattern is yours to keep but your are required to bring your own fabric.

Fabric Requirements: All Fabric Widths: 2.4m - 2.6m

Fabric Recommendations: Washed linen, Brushed Cotton, Flannel, Gingham, Seersucker, Medium weight cottons, Tana lawn, Poplin, Khadi cotton, Washed silk or Rayon.

Booking a class at Ray Stitch entitles you to 10% off everything in the shop for one week from the day of your workshop. Staff will always be on hand to help and advise you on what fabric to buy