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Stretch Sewing

 

The Stretch sewing course is for people who have basic sewing skills, and want to make fashionable stretch or jersey clothes. This range explores sewing stretch materials, using an overlocker to serge and coverstitch. this course takes inspiration from basic styles, such as Tee-shirts and slips, to the Japanese pattern and sewing books such as Pattern Magic, Shape Shape and others. You will make a variety fashion projects that will allow you to refine your sewing techniques and show you some tricks on the way! You will be shown how to fit, cut out and make each design. Projects can include: a basic dress, batwing Tee, reversable cowl dress, draped dress; abstract Tee and more (see pics). You can dye and print your fabric to truly personalize your garments referencing the innovative techniques used by the Alabama Chanin Studio Style of dyeing and stenciling and working back into textiles using stitch.

 

Basic sewing skills required.

 

Stretch sewing is available as a stand alone course of can be incorporated into the Studio Sessions.