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Pyjama-mama - Beginners plus

Class duration: 3 hours

Class price: £45

What will I make: A pair of pyjama bottoms

Class materials: £10-3/4 length or £5-shorts (optional)

Class Description

Making your own pyjama bottoms has its benefits. Besides saving money, one can work with soft fabric that is easy to sew and find the colour and print of your choice. This is a fun class where you can master a range of the sewing techniques. You can also choose from kids and mans pyjama’s pattern if you don’t fancy making one for yourself (please confirm your choice by email prior to the class). Areas we cover include:

- Taking accurate body measurements
- Discussing sizing
- Cutting fabirc from our in-house pattern
- Sewing straight lines, curves and corners
- Finishing seams
- Reverse stitching
- Machine hemming
- Decorative stitching

Is this course right for me?

You should know how to thread and confidently use a sewing machine, ideally completed our "Sew simple" or "LayOnMe" cushion class or beginners courses.

What do I need to bring?

If you want to use your own fabric for this class you will need to bring along:

3/4 length pyjama fabric - sizes 8 - 18
- Either 1.4m of 112cm wide soft breathable fabric (cotton, fleece)
- Or 1m of 140cm wide soft breathable fabric (cotton, fleece)
- 1m of 2.5cm wide, flat elastic
- 1m of matching ribbon for making the bow (optional)
shorts pyjama fabric - sizes 8 - 18
- Either 1m of 112cm wide soft breathable fabric (cotton, fleece)
- Or 60cm of 140cm wide soft breathable fabric (cotton, fleece)
- 1m of 2.5cm wide, flat elastic
- 1m of matching ribbon for making the bow (optional)

Alternatively you can buy fabric from us, we have a selection for £10 (3/4 Pj’s) or £5 (shorts), (available when booking the class). Patterns are provided, but are for class use only. However you do have the option to buy one after your class if you wish.

Just to sew things up...

All machines and equipment are provided. Refreshments and biscuits are included and a glass of wine for all evening classes to help create a seamless atmosphere.

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