Many of you know Rachel Pinheiro from her gorgeous blog, House of Pinheiro. She’s an incredibly prolific dressmaker, whipping up garment after garment, each in her own unique style. She’s frequently called upon to test pre-released patterns and is always in the know about the next big names in the indie pattern world. So when she asked if we could do a special class to help students come to grips with reading sewing patterns, I said of course!
Are you wishing to sew garments but don’t know where to start or confused when reading a sewing pattern? This talk is for you. We will navigate and decipher a wide range of different sewing pattern covers from vintage, main stream and indie designers. Learn more about pattern symbols and ease and talk tips to get you started. But this event isn’t limited to beginners; even home dressmakers with a few successful garments under their belt can benefit.
This event will take place in our West Hampstead shop on Tuesday, 21 October, at 7pm.
This event is free, but to keep tabs on numbers we’re asking that you reserve your place with a £5 deposit that you’ll get back as a store credit to spend on anything in the shop (including classes). You can sign up here or pop into our West Hampstead shop to put your name on the list.
For this talk, bring your notebook. If there is a pattern you want help with, please bring it along. There will be plenty of time to ask questions. Plus we’ll have wine and nibbles on hand to keep things lively!