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We suggest taking our Sewing & Pattern making Basic: Womenswear class before this class. Otherwise, please contact us to discuss your level of experience.
For the first class, please remember to bring along your Master Bodice Block and your booklet from our Sewing & Pattern-making Basic course.
6 session course total of 18 hours (3 hour class)
Once a week (same time each week)
All sewing tools & domestic sewing machines provided. You will be briefed on the materials needed during the first class session.
Please wear pants to the first class to facilitate measuring.
We demystify the garment making process further through making a pair of women’s pants.
Draft a pair of straight pants & pick up simple dart manipulation for design from your basic pattern blocks. Sewing construction techniques covered include installing a fly front zipper placket, prepping and assembly of curved waistband and top-stitching techniques.
Develop the skills you need to move on to more complicated pieces to create fit & dimension.
Pick up dressmaking tricks-of-the-trade with our easy-to-understand lessons in small class sizes taught by friendly trainers!
What You’ll Learn:
- How to take lower body measurements for making pants.
- Learn to draft a pair of pants from scratch.
- Create a first fitting toile sample, using machines + tools necessary for sewing.
- Sew a professional pair of pants with fly front zipper placket.
- Construct and add a fitting curved waistband to your pants.
Classes start on time, please arrive 5 mins early if possible.
In addition to class hours, courses include ONE optional replacement class; additional studio time is charged at $30/hr.
Individual & group workshops are available to book on request, please enquire. We also offer workshops not listed & can tailor them to suit your needs.