Make a Babygrow - Sew with Stretch

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Make a Babygrow - Sew with Stretch

Saturday 30 May 2020

Session: 1

Price:
£125.00

Time: 10.30am - 5.00pm

Level: Made Two or More Garments




Maximum Class Size: 6


Are you looking to build on your sewing skills, learn how to sew with stretch fabric and improve your knowlede on how to use patterns? During this workshop you will be guided through how to make a babygrow by the pattern designer herself. This class could be the ideal next step to take you closer to being able to tackle all sewing patterns with ease and confidence! 


Level: This is an intermediate class, it is a good follow on from both our Introduction to Machine Sewing Course & Introduction to Dressmaking 6 Week Course, or ideal if you have already experiemented with making a few simple garments at home.


The Two Stitches Grow Babygrow is a unisex pattern for newborn to 1 year old babies. Features include snap fasteners on the gusset that open completely and a soft neckline for quick and easy access and comfortable wear. This babygrow will look great in fun jersey prints, or classic solids with a contrast trim.


You will learn the following techniques in class:


  • How to follow pattern lay plans

  • Cut stretch fabric

  • How to sew and finish with stretchy material

  • Attach snap fasteners

  • Your experienced sewing teacher will guide you step by step to help you achieve your first successful self made babygrown so you can make many more as your baby grows!



    Materials: Sewing machines, tools & sundry notions are included however you are required to bring fabric for your babygrow. We suggest that you pre wash your fabric at 40 degrees to avoid shrinkage after your garment has been made up.


    Fabric Requirements:


    Main Fabric 110cm wide: 70cm-1m
    Main Fabric 150cm wide: 65cm-95cm


    Optional contrast fabric for trim: 25cm


    Notions


    Snap fasteners: x7


    Fabric Recommendations: Soft jersey knit fabric.


    Please Note: We offer 10% off items bought in our shop in preparation for your class and one week afterward. Please ask a member of staff for help when choosing fabric for your garment and we’ll be happy to assist!

    ABOUT YOUR TEACHER

    Anna Hodgson is the founder of independant pattern brand Two Stitches. Established in 2015, Two Stitches specialises in classic garments with a modern twist, the brand has gone from strength to strength, with a collection of ten childrens patterns, one adult pattern, and many more in the pipeline.