Learn to sew your own leggings in this 3 hour workshop. Get over fears of working with knit fabrics and discover the joys of working with a serger, twin needle and/or coverstitch machine!
Skill Level: Advanced beginner
Couple of our 'Learn to Sew' series classes, Home Sewing Boot Camp (All under Beginner Sewing Workshops) OR basic sewing experience such as knowing how to thread and use a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, construct simple seams, and be familiar with sewing terminology such as "right sides of fabric together" and "seam allowance."
Must be aged 16+
In this workshop you will learn:
- Learn the basic properties of knit fabrics
- How to cut from a pattern
- Introduction to the serger
- Introduction to the coverstitch machine and twin needle
- What stitches to use when sewing knits on a regular sewing machine
- How to apply elastics
- Proper hemming techniques for knits
- You’ll make a pair of leggings
Pattern: You will need a copy of Jalie Stella Leggings Pattern
Fabric: You will need 1m (Height - 5"5 and less) -1.5m (Height - 5"6 and more) of knit fabric. Suitable fabrics can be found here.
Notions: 1 spool of coordinating polyester thread and your waist measurement in elastic (3/4" - 1" wide)
We provide the serger threads for this workshop and the appropriate needles. Specialty needles are available to purchase at the end of the class.
We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies for this workshop! You will be sent a code to use online once you've registered for your class!
Equipment requirements: We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine, however if you don't own a machine, one will be provided for you. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
Group size: Maximum 5 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!