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Design your Own Designer Jeans from start to finish (Sewing and No Sewing)


Duration: 1 Day

Price: £65

Run by: Angela Collins
at The Puppet Lady - Angela

01438 879613

Unit 4 K Fen End
Astwick Road
Stotfold
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG5 4BA

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About the Course

Learn how to make yourself a pair of jeans!
Even if you can't sew just be the designer for the day.
Angela used to work in the denim Industry as a Sample Machinist (since the 1970s) for Lee Cooper and is willing to show you and help you make a pair of designer jeans from start to finish .

The workshops are run from Angela's own design studio and sewing room, which is full of materials, books, and unusual objects. All set in Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire countryside.
First make a Pattern then Make the Jeans and take them all Home with you.

Angela is adept at up-cycling and recycling clothes and is also a Puppet Maker, Puppeteer and Public / Inspirational Speaker, running Workshops in schools and to The W.I. and Clubs all over the country.

Please get in touch for more details or to book.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Basic Materials; New Denim , Leather for Tags , Metal Buttons and Embroidery silks , top stitch cotton are included .Use of different Sewing and embroidery machines
Special Fabrics are available or can be ordered or bring your own 1.5mts are required for a pair of all Jeans.
Bring your own lunch.
There is a kitchenette with kettle plus free Tea and coffee and microwave.



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I just wanted to say what a fantastic time I had with Angela , the jeans that Angela helped me with are just so much better than anything you can buy , Angela was such a good teacher , the equipment second to none, the jeans of my dreams, I had a fab time , thank you Angela all the best Barry

- - #16698

Just returned after a day with Angela on a one-to-one course to make a pair of jeans. I found it particularly instructive in learning how to cut a pattern from an existing pair of jeans, which will give me confidence to try this at home. I enjoyed working with Angela in sewing it all together. It was a lovely day working in an Aladdin's cave of jeans, denim, other materials and haberdashery and excellent value for money.

- - #16477

I really enjoyed learning how to draft a pattern from an existing pair of well fitting jeans and make a new bespoke pair. Angela is a wonderful teacher-very easygoing, relaxed and clear in explaining how everything fits together. We very much enjoyed hearing about her experiences working in the industry and also found it interesting using her industrial machines and learning about all the other pieces of kit available to the professionals. Since attending the course I've been able to continue fine tuning my pattern using old fabric, and am heading out now to buy myself lots more denim. It was a great course in a fascinating workshop. Thanks also to Angela's husband for sharing his experiences and also making tea! Highly recommend this course.

- - #12570

Very welcoming. Angela is very knowledgeable about jeans and is keen to share facts, tips and methods with her students. This one to one course sets you up with all the materials and skills needed to make a pair of jeans and I was thrilled, as a real beginner, to take home an actual pair of jeans which I had made using an existing pair as a pattern. I got to use machines which I had no previous experience of and Angela was very helpful in instructing. It's a quirky workshop, full of jeans and all sorts of things and I learnt so much my head is spinning! I hope I remember it all. Thank you.

- - #10142

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  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teen friendly

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