Your Tutor:

This course will be taught by either Tracy or Sarah. Sarah Wadey is the founder and co-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. Tracy Corns runs an embroidery business, Sew Nothing's Impossible, and teaches sewing at venues in Leicestershire. Tracy has been sewing since childhood and loves making unique items, using beautiful fabric combinations.

Live Online Workshop - Sleepshorts
From £25.00

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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.

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Class description

In this 2.5 hour long tutored online class you will make super comfy elasticated sleep shorts for men or women using our roomy and relaxed pattern available in sizes XS to XL. 

This is a perfect quick make project for new dressmakers

Children age 12+ are welcome to attend this workshop with a participating adult

This workshop will teach you how to:

  • Use a template/pattern
  • Cut fabric
  • Create neatened seams with the correct seam allowance
  • Make a channel and insert elastic at the waist
  • Hem your shorts

Some preparation before the class will be required. You will need access to a printer to print the pattern. 

A fabric and materials kit is provided for this project. This will be posted to you straight after booking.

Choose from the following fabrics for your shorts:

Craft Cottons or Cotton Poplins

Please let us know what kit you would like in the comments section when booking. 

You also have the option to provide your own kit. You will need to make sure you have the following materials. 

Your kit includes:

  • Instructions and pattern (a PDF will be sent to you via email - you will need to print and assemble this)
  • 1.25m fabric
  • 1m of 2.5cm wide elastic
  • Ribbon/tape for mock-tie

You will need:

  • Thread
  • Ruler and marking pens/chalk
  • Sharp fabric scissors
  • Elastic threader or large sturdy safety pin
  • Sewing machine with straight stitches and a universal needle
  • Iron and an ironing board
  • Pins and basic sewing kit (a kit list will be sent to you) 

You will also receive: 

  • Guide to using PDF patterns
  • Guide to preparing your pattern and cutting your fabric
  • Sewing kit list
  • Zoom set-up guide

Please note: Because we are sending your materials before the class no refunds are available for this booking.

Suitable for: Level_Level 2 (Limited Experiance)Level_Level 3 (Beginner Dressmaking)Theme_Dressmaking

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