Thursday, 20 February 2014

Learn to sew the Mae blouse with me @ the Handmaker's Factory next weekend!

Don't Melbourne sewing peeps  i'm teaching  The Handmakers Factory next weekend! 

There are still places available for the Mae blouse sewing class  so hurry on up and book your spot! 

We will be stitching up the Mae blouse together over two days from 10am-4pm on  1st March  and  2nd March 2014Two glorious days filled with sewing  and hanging out with me ( I promise I'm fun!) in The Handmakers Factory fancy studio.Not only that, you will leave the class with your  sewn by you Mae blouse that you will be  proud of, fits perfectly and will totally  make all your friends jealous, ha!  You will also have all the sewing, fitting/pattern alterations understanding and  skills to keep on sewing Mae blouse's till your sewing machine explodes once you get home! 

Below is a little look at what will be covered over the 2 days in the class: 

-How to trace your pattern from the pattern sheet
-How to take your own measurements and choose the appropriate size ( And complete a FBA/SBA if needed)
-How to make a muslin
-How to lay out your pattern and cut your fabric
-How to sew your garment together
-How to create and sew the perfect scalloped neckline
-How to insert buttonholes on your machine
-How to hand stitch buttons onto your blouse
-Hem the blouse

Below is the list of all you'll need for the class: 

-The Mae blouse sewing pattern*
-Sewing machine 
-You can bring an overlocker if you like although we do have a couple in the studio
-Sewing tools (i.e. pins, scissors, thread, chalk, quick-un-pick etc)
-Fabric and matching thread for the project, as per the pattern instructions
-Calico or a cheaper fabric similar to the actual main fabric you'll be using. This is for your muslin.
-Tracing paper, pencil and ruler
**A cutting out table, space for sewing machines and an ironing board plus iron are all provided in the studio.

You can pick up a copy of the Mae pattern  either PAPER or PDF version on the website or you can purchase a copy of the paper pattern at the class on the day

 This Mae sewing class  is going to be the place to be on the 1st and 2nd of  March 2014You can find out all the finer details, HERE as well book in your spot. 

 So quick sticks, places are limited so book your spot ASAP people.

***Just a quick FYI about sewing skill level for the class. You must be somewhat confident and have some  recent experience using a sewing machine to attend this class.
I am so excited to be teaching this pattern in a real person class and hopefully meeting a few of you face to face, so i hope you can join me!




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