Trouser Making Course x 6 Weeks

This course is for you, if you would like to make a trousers but are not sure where to start. We have selected two fantastic trouser patterns from you to choose from, the Sewaholic Thurlow Trouser and the Sew Me Something Hero Trouser and are included in the price of this class.

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Tutor: Wendy Turner

Over the 6 week course we will be there every step of the way to guide you to the perfect finished article. Once you have measured you will start by making a toile first before you go on to make your actual trousers. You must be confident in using a sewing machine to do this course.

Aims of the course: 

  • To teach you all the skills you need to become confident with dressmaking
  • Learn how to measure yourself
  • Cut out a commercial pattern
  • Read a pattern
  • Learn how alter a commercial pattern to your requirements
  • Understand terms used
  • Cut your fabric correctly
  • Make a toile and adjust to fit personally
  • Method of construction
  • Tips on which seams to use and where
  • Correct pressing techniques
  • Professional finishing hints and tips

Materials needed:

  • Trouser pattern/style and size of your choice
  • Calico for toile.
  • Suitable fabric.
  • Thread to match.
  • Trouser Zip.
  • Suitable button.
  • Iron on interfacing.

All materials are available to purchase in our shop.

We have sewing machines for you to use but if you would like to bring your own please advise us at the time of booking.


Tea, coffee and biscuits are included in your lesson.

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