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Working with Jersey - Make your own 'Coco' dress or top (full day class)

Date: 11 March 2018 11:00 to 17:00
This workshop will introduce you to working with jersey. From how to cut out your patterns, tips on setting up and using a domestic sewing machine and build your confidence and enthusiasm to work with jersey! Barley will guide you through the process of making a stylish 'Coco' dress or top from a 'Tilly & the Buttons' pattern. (There is a choice of 3 designs)

On completion of this class participants will confidently be able to:

- Understand how to set up a domestic sewing machine to work with jersey

- Cut a simple garment pattern

- Assemble the jersey pieces on the machine and best approach

- Add finishing touches such as a pocket or funnel neckline

- Make many other versions of Tilly & the Buttons 'Coco' design with your pattern.


LEVEL: Confident Beginner

TIME: 11am - 5pm 

PRICE: £75   (Includes 'Tilly & the Buttons' Coco pattern worth £12.50)

YOU WILL NEED: To bring your own medium weight knit fabric / jersey that's not too thin or stretchy .

* * We sell a selection of good quality Jersey suitable for the 'Coco' design in Fabrications shop * *

Dress: 2.7m (115cm wide) or 2m (150cm)

Funnel neck top: 2.7m (115cm wide) or 1.8m (150cm)

Top: 2.2m (115cm wide) or 1.5m (150cm)



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Barley Massey
Fabrications creator and recently described by the Evening Standard as "London's Eco Queen' 

Katherine May
Contemporary quilt maker and teacher. Katherine has worked with Liberty, The V&A, Fashion & Textiles Museum and Fabrications!

Sue Russell
has dedicated her life to practising, promoting and sharing skills in low impact living and keeping traditional textile skills alive.

Rosie Martin
Inspiring and encouraging a new generation of stitchers to make their own clothes through her book 'DIY Couture', workshops and events.

Ayda Anlagan
brilliant teacher and creator of design company 'Monstify' - anatomical crochet parts to animate everyday objects!

Stephanie Bescoby
Milliner, teacher, clever upcycler and baristar. There are no limits to Steph's talents!

Laura Lees
Time out recently described learning machine embroidery from laura is like learning piano from Chopin!


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