Do you have a favourite top that has seen better days but you can’t bear to part with it? Cloning your clothes is the perfect way to keep the love alive for your favourite piece of clothing. Patterns can easily be taken from simple items of clothing. In this workshop you will be able to trace off a pattern from your simple top or dress and use that to make up a new version of an old favourite. What you learn - How to reverse engineer how a garment is put together How to take a pattern from an old piece of clothing How to add in darts and gathers How to true up a pattern and check it works How to include all the pattern information you need to make up your garment
What's included in the price?
What we provide - Pattern paper All your pattern drafting equipment Calico for toiles All your sewing equipment Plenty of tea coffee and cake to keep you sewing What you need to bring - A couple of simple garments you want to clone - We can decide which is best for the workshop A smile and a positive outlook! This is going to be fun.
Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts
Sew Me Something is a place where people who have always wondered about sewing & creating things... people who were put off sewing at school but still have an old machine tucked away somewhere... people who love sewing but are stuck for ideas or inspiration... They can get together; chat, share ideas & learn new skills over a cup of tea & a piece of homemade cake. We have our own range of Sewing Patterns, Workshops, Courses & Retreats.
- Parking provided
- Intermediate level