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Sewing with Stretch Fabric Workshop

Sewing with Stretch Fabric Workshop

Lamazi Fabrics Limited

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Does sewing with jersey or knit fabrics, aka stretch fabrics challenge you? Our Sewing with Stretch Workshop is aimed at dispelling all the myths and horror stories surrounding sewing with stretchy fabrics. Once you know how to work with this fabric you will love whipping up a quick and easy sweatshirt or t-shirt. 

Your tutor for stretch workshop will be Naomi. During this workshop you will learn the techniques you need to master sewing with different types of stretch fabrics, including different stitches and needle types, and will have the option to make your own Billie Sweatshirt, Linden sweatshirt or Agnes top. 

You will be spending the day sewing with others in our studio space surrounded by beautiful fabrics, while learning and developing your skills. This includes measuring, making adjustments if needed, cutting out and then sewing. 

Experience: This workshop is for all levels of sewists, from beginners to experienced (as long as you can use a sewing machine). 

Supplies: You will need to bring your own prewashed fabric (jersey for Agnes, a french terry or fleecy fabric for a sweatshirt and matching ribbing), sewing machine and tools (scissors, pins, etc). You can shop our range of sweatshirt fabrics here and t-shirt weight jersey fabrics here.  The pattern and needles for stretch fabric as well as twin needle for perfect finish will be supplied by us and is included in the price of the workshop. 

Group size: there will be space for up to 6 people to attend this workshop. This is an ideal number for you to enjoy company while sewing and also ensure that everyone will have plenty of time with our tutor Naomi. 

Time: 9.30am - 4pm including lunch and tea / coffee break. 

Location: Lamazi Fabrics Studio located in the centre of Horsham in West Sussex

We will provide *tea/coffee, snacks &  lunch.

If you have any dietary requirements or further questions please let us know.

What you will learn:

- Tips for cutting out and finding the grain of the fabric

- Measuring stretch % and direction of stretch

- How to use a pattern to cut out your fabric 

- How to sew the garment together using a regular sewing machine

- Type of stitches and needles used for stretch fabric 

- How to use a twin needle

- How to add a stretch neckband / ribbing 

- How to insert a sleeve on the flat

What is included in the price: 

- Your very own copy of chosen paper pattern

- Stretch needle 

- Twin needles 

- Maraflex thread (used for stretch fabrics)

- Freshly brewed coffee / tea and refreshments 

- Lunch and snacks 


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Sewing with Stretch Fabric Workshop