Make a hoodie - Intermediate
Course duration: 6 hours total
Course price: £80
What will I make: A cosy hoodie (unisex)
Course materials: £20 (optional)
Who doesn’t need a cosy and soft hoodie for all those casual moments in life? This is a great two lesson course is suitable for male & female students. Choose from hoodie without or with front zip (you would be expected to know how to attach zip for the second option). You will be taught how to choose the perfect knit fabric and learn to work with necklines, sleeves, pockets as well as master control on your overlocker and sewing machine stretchy stitches. You will get to grips with great new techniques and become a fearless knit expert.
Is this course right for me?
This more advanced sewing course is designed for those who know their way around a sewing machine and are ready to stretch their skills and start working with knits. You need to be able to confidently use a sewing machine and be familiar with all the basics. Ideally, you would have already completed our stretch introduction class Make a pair of knickers.
Session 1 - Using a Blouse Pattern
The first half of the session you will spend taking measurements, tracing a pattern for your hoodie, understanding all pattern symbols, lay, mark and pin pattern to fabric. The class will progress with testing your stitches and work on your neckline, hoodie and shoulder & side seams.. Please bring along the following materials:
- Hoodie fabric - size 8-16
- - Either 2.0m (200cm) of 140cm wide mid-stretch jersey, ponte roma, scuba, soft fleece, double knit, medium-heavy weight jersey,
- - open end zip 60cm (for more advanced level)
- - Matching thread
- Alternative you can buy materials & fabric from us for £20 on arrival, all zips are £3.
Session 2 - Construct Your Blouse
During this seesion you will build on the work and skills covers in the last session. You will spend time putting together and completing your hoodie & insert zips, pockets, cuffs and walk away with a cosy brand-new hoodie by the end of the class
Just to sew things up...
All sewing machines, and equipment are provided, although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, you are welcome to.
Refreshments and biscuits are included and a glass of wine for all evening classes to help create a seamless atmosphere.
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