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Make a knit blouse/batwing top - Intermediate

Stretchy blouse top

Class duration: 3 hours

Class price: £50

What will I make: A stretchy blouse/top

Class materials: £14 (optional)

Class Description

This sewing class is great for those are ready to stretch their skills. You will learn how to choose the perfect knit fabric and learn to fit knit necklines, sleeves. Master control on an overlocker and sewing machine stretchy stitches. You will learn great new techniques and become a fearless knit expert. Choose from making the blouse with 3/4 or long sleeves.

The first half of the class you will spend taking measurements, tracing a pattern for your blouse, understanding all pattern symbols, lay, mark and pin the pattern to your fabric. The sewing class will progress with testing your stitches and work on your necklace, sleeves and shoulder seams. You'll complete your blouse and proudly walk away with your brand-new unique top and all that only within 3 hours.

Is this course right for me?

This class is not suitable for beginners. You will need to have a good knowledge of sewing machines and have made simple garments before, as the class requires you to work quickly to complete the project in 3½ hours. Ideally, you would have completed our Sew Capable or Sew Advanced courses. If you don’t have experience working with knits, we would recommend that you join our Make a pair of Knickers class where you will learn different stretchy techniques.

What do I need to bring?

For this class, you will need to bring along:

Blouse fabric (size 8 - 16)
- 2m (200cm) of 140m wide mid-stretch jersey, ponte roma, scuba, soft fleece
- Matching thread

Alternatively, you can buy fabric from us for £14 when booking this course.

Just to sew things up...

All sewing machines, and equipment are provided. Although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, you are welcome to. Refreshments and biscuits are included and a glass of wine for all evening classes to help create a seamless atmosphere.

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