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1 Day workshop -Learn to sew Jersey fabrics 

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Are you confident on the sewing machine and made a few garments out of woven (non-stretchy) fabric, but too scared to tackle a knit fabric?


During the workshop you will learn a range of techniques and ways of handling and sewing jersey knits both with an overlocker and an ordinary sewing machine.  You will produce samples and make notes, which you can refer back to when sewing with jersey at home.


You will also learn about differing types of jersey fabric, needles and stitches to use, as well as twin needles and try different ways of finishing jersey hems, necklines and sleeves to achieve a professional finish. Find out how to test the stretch and how to set up your machine for stitching with knitted fabrics.


You will need to have done some dressmaking before, but not necessarily used an overlocker.


Please bring your own sewing machine and overlocker if you have one, as its best to learn on your own machine. Machines are available, please request on booking.  Please bring your own equiment - list will be provided on booking.  Fabric included.



Learn to Sew Jersey workshop

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