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DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)
DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)

DIY Underwear (Scrapbuster Friendly! Advanced Beginner)

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Learn to sew your own underwear in this 2-part workshop! Get over fears of working with stretch fabrics and elastics while making fun and useful garments for yourself or your loved ones! 

This wonderful workshop will take you through the process of making your first pair of underwear from start to finish. Choose from our selection of patterns before the workshop (see the full list below).

Skill Level:
Advanced beginner 

Skill requirements: 
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+

**You must have previous experience sewing clothing and well versed with sewing machine. Helpful to be familiar with serger. 

 Session 1 -

  • Yay - you're here and you're going to make underwear!!! 
  • Introduction to working with stretch
  • Introduction to elastics and their applications (fold-over, exposed trims and covered elastics)
  • Understanding your pattern, and trace/prepare for cutting on fabric
  • How to handle and cut stretch fabrics (using a rotary cutter) 
  • Introduction to using a serger for seam construction
  • How to work with different types lingerie elastics

Session 2 - 

  • How to create a hidden seams 
  • How to use a coverstitch machine and twin needle on your sewing machine for hemming and applying lace or elastics
  • Finishing techniques to finesses your underwear making

Material requirements: 
- You are responsible for purchasing a pattern (see list below).
- You can use pieces of jersey from your stash for this project! You will need the equivalent of 1/2 meter total to make your undies. We recommend you have two pieces no smaller than 40 cm square.
OR
- If you don't have these scraps, please buy 1/2 meter of a cotton or bamboo knit or stretch lace for your first pair of undies. If you wish to colour block, please purchase 2 contrasting fabrics to work with (these can be solids, stripes or prints - have some fun!!)

You can choose and pick up your elastics and other notions here at the first class, as we would like to talk to you about making good choices for finishing depending on the style you are making.  

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! 

Pattern Options (all available in-store or on-line):

Jalie 3886  - Ladies High & Low Waisted Briefs 
Jalie 3242 - Ladies, Mens & Kids Briefs 
Jalie 3885 - Gerald Underwear
Thread Theory - Comox Trunks 
PinUp Girls - Cheryl Back Seam Panty
PinUp Girls - Betty Boy Shorts
PinUp Girls - Veronica Basic Panty

Equipment requirements: We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine and serger, however if you don't own a machine and serger, one or both will be provided for you. If you’d like to bring your home machine/s, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Group size: Maximum 6 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!