Stretch Essentials

Stretch Essentials

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Sewing with Stretch fabrics is very quick and easy.  We just need to get started! Learn all the essentials in this 4 hour workshop.  

Stretch sewing is all about tension, needles and the right stitch.  We'll look at those first to understand the theory. 

Then we'll get cracking and cut out a basic kids tee.  We'll focus on seam allowances when we sew it up along with perfecting those ribbed necklines.  Using a kids tee as a sample we can whip it up quickly without worrying about fitting issues.  However, if you prefer we can work on a ladies/mens tee. 

Once you have these skills mastered, you can take on any stretch project with confidence and ease!

Skill level: You will need to know how to thread and run your sewing machine and have a basic grasp of sewing with seam allowances and the construction of a garment.

What you will learn:

  • Why we use a ballpoint needle and a special stitch
  • Pattern layout and cutting
  • What fabrics are best to use
  • Construction and ribbed necklines
What is included:
  • A pack of ballpoint/stretch needles to keep
  • Sewing Pattern with instructions to take home
  • 4 hours of expert tuition with only 3-6 students in the class
  • A fun and engaging atmosphere 
  • Copius cups of tea and coffee, and baked treats

What you need to bring

  • Fabrics - more info will be sent to you upon booking.
  • Your machine along with all it's power cords and the foot pedal -- If you need to hire a machine, you can add this to your cart - please see here 
  • The machines accessories, especially all the feet
  • Your fabric scissors and sewing kit - if you don't have one, you can buy one here and have it waiting for you in the class.

 Dates Available: 

  • Sunday 13 September, 9am - 1pm OR 2pm - 5pm, UsefulBox HQ Marrickville
What is the next class after this one?

The next step after this class is the Beyond beginner class where we skill up!  Please feel free to go ahead and book that at the same time as this class, here

If you need to hire a machine, please see HERE to hire one of my machines. 

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