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Sewing Pattern Basics Workshop

Understanding how to use a sewing pattern is the first step in learning how to sew your own clothes and with so many great patterns out there now is the time to start! n this two hour workshop you will learn how to:

-discover and purchase the most interesting sewing patterns around Melbourne and online
-source, download and print a pdf pattern from the internet
-read the vital information about style, sizing and fabric found on the pattern envelope
-understand the various components of the instruction sheet and the pattern pieces (layout, symbols, measurements).
-compile and trace home printed and tissue patterns in preparation for cutting
-layout the fabric and pin down the pattern.
-transfer markings and prepare the cut pieces for sewing

We will provide: Pins, scissors, snacks, and handout notes and lots of very useful tips and tricks!

Bring along: Your paper pattern, fabric if already purchased, sharp cutting scissors if you have some.

Venue: The Gaye Abandon School of Sewing and Upcycling
Address : 122 Buckley St, Footscray
Opening Hours: 6.30 - 8.30 pm

See here for more information

Earlier Event: October 30
Hand Sewing Workshop
Later Event: November 4
Clay Voyage