Sarah Wadey is the founder and partner of Crafty Sew&So. She has many years of sewing and design industry experience and is passionate about encouraging learning by sharing her skills with others.
Live Online Workshop - Comfy Jersey Pyjamas Bottoms
Make yourself some cosy, comfy Christmas PJ bottoms in jersey fabric using our Action Pack pattern by My Handmade Wardrobe.
This is a Live Online Workshop - Learn to Sew at Home with us! To find out more about how our Live Online Workshops work click HERE
In this 3 hour long tutored online class you will learn how to sew stretch jersey fabric and make your own PJ bottoms.
This class is suitable for beginner and improving dressmakers alike and is ideal for those new to sewing with stretch fabrics. This workshop will equip you with the essential skills you will use in many makes to come!
The project can be made completely on the sewing machine or using an overlocker. If you wish to use the overlocker, you will need to be confident at using the machine already. We recommend you attend our Overlocking for Beginners workshop.
You will need to prepare your pattern and cut-out the fabric before the class. The detailed pattern instructions include guides to help you with this and we are always happy to answer any questions and help before the class.
During the workshop you will learn to:
- Sew stretch jersey garments with a regular sewing machine and/or overlocker.
- Add elastic into the waist
- Stitch seams and hem stretchy fabrics
What is included:
- 1.5m Jersey
- 2.5cm /1" wide elastic for the waistband
- Your printed pattern
Choose from the following Christmas fabric options:
Or if you prefer to make a a pair of PJ bottoms to wear all year round you can choose from the selection:
Please put your choice in the comments box at the checkout.
You will need:
- Your sewing machine with a ball point jersey needle
- Optional: your overlocker threaded and ready to use
- Ruler/tape measure
- Sharp fabric scissors
- Pins or wonder clips and basic sewing kit
You will also receive:
- Zoom set-up guide
Please note: Because we are sending your materials before the class no refunds are available for this booking.
You can also choose to provide your own materials, in which case you will need the fabrics and notions listed above. We will provide the pattern as a pdf file for you to print at home.
BOOK NOW for workshops including materials! Bookings close at midnight 7 days before the workshop to allow for posting out your materials pack. Book by the previous Sunday for classes on Saturday and book by the previous Thursday for classes on Thursday.