IT’S GRADUATION WEEK!
In just 7 weeks our Tuesday Beginners have went from learning how to wind a bobbin to wearing their first garment! Lets celebrate their achievements.
Congratulations to Eve, Dani, Aoife, Beth, Stephanie, Ruth and Irene (not pictured)
All students are given the freedom to make a different pattern. With guidance everyone made a great choice for Beginner.
Eve chose a silky satin and cut it on the bias! A challenge for Beginner level, but Eve handled the slippery fabric with ease, lined the skirt and used the overlocker to create a rolled hem. She even had time to cut another colourway at home and French seam the sides.
Dani selected the New Look 6892 blouse pattern. After making a calico toile for fit she cut her light blue broderie anglaise. This beautiful style and fabric are perfect for a summer wardrobe. You can shop Dani’s pattern in our online store.
Aoife chose a Vintage Simplicity 1725 skirt pattern and used a cotton poplin to make a full length skirt. She added a zip, button and buttonhole.
Beth chose a pleated cropped trouser pattern with box pleats, a zip and waistband. A toile was sewn up first to approve design and fit and then cut in a summery denim chambray. With a few details to complete, Beth will be modelling her garment at the weekend.
Stephanie sewed up a jazzy pair of PJ’s using Simplicity 1563 pattern. After making her toile, she learnt how to make alterations to her pattern. She made the waistband with bias binding, elastic and a ribbon trim. You can shop Stephanie’s pattern in our online store.
Ruth made the JOY DRESS for her young daughter which was from my own pattern stash. She selected a fine needle cord, added applique, trims, sewed on buttons and made buttonholes.
WHAT’S NEXT FOR OUR BEGINNERS?
They have enjoyed their experience at Colour and Cloth so much they have booked up the next Wednesday Evening Intermediate Course starting in September.
ARE YOU INSPIRED TO START SEWING?
Colour and Cloth teach all levels of Sewing Courses and Workshops so no matter what level you are at, there is no better time to start than now. Starting with learning how to thread your machine then you are on your new creative journey. The New dates for our Beginner Sewing Courses starting in September are ready for booking.