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Copy Your Wardrobe

We all have a favourite ready to wear piece of clothing that we would just love to recreate in a different colour, print or fabric, right? With our
Copy Your Wardrobe two-day class, you can learn to do just that - without having to take them apart!

Copy Your Wardrobe

Date: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th October 2022
Location: West Wales, SA38 9BS

Time: 9:30am - 5pm each day
Price: £250

  • In this Copy Your Wardrobe class, you'll learn how to recreate your favourite ready-to-wear items.

  • You will learn the process of creating the pattern, figure out the best sewing order for the garment and any adjustments that need to be made for you along the way.

  • This class is recommend as being suitable for an adventurous beginner or intermediate sewist, however if you are unsure if your abilities match then please get in touch and I'd be happy to discuss this with you. 

  • At the end of the Copy Your Wardrobe weekend, you will be equipped with the skills to clone the rest of your wardrobe

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What You'll Learn in Copy Your Wardrobe

  • techniques to rub off the pattern of your chosen garment without having to take it apart.

  • how to pattern cut simple pattern elements

  • how to modify the pattern for fit or style

  • how to create your own mown material list

  • how to identify the most suitable fabric for a successful recreation

  • how to elaborate your own sewing order for sewing the garment

  • sewing techniques relating to your garment

Before the course, I will be in touch to discuss with you the garment you are planning to recreate, and offer advice about the fabric that would be most suitable and any requirements there may be.

 

The first day is dedicated to creating a pattern from your existing garment. You will learn techniques to extract pattern pieces and ensure your pattern will work together. These skills will be able to be transferred to any other garment you may have at home also.

 

On the second day, you will be sewing your garment. Here we will be able to decipher the techniques that are needed to recreate the garment. This is called reverse engineering and it's a fantastic way to learn.

All the while there is tea flowing and snacks are on hand too.

Spaces are limited to 6 students per class to provide the ultimate learning experience, this also ensures there will be plenty of time for personal fitting, advice and support.

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What previous students have to say...

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"Camille was brilliant at ensuring my expectation to complete a project in the given time ensured I left feeling like I’d really accomplished something and had fun doing it"

— Hannah

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I have loved all my courses with you. What a journey. From a simple top to be able to change a pattern, copy something, try all different fabrics. It’s not just the projects that change, but also my approach to sewing, why I do it, what I want to achieve changes too.

— Mhairi

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More Information

Price

Copy Your Wardrobe is £250 for the two days. Payment plans are available here.

Please familiarise yourself with our Terms & Conditions before booking.

 

What's included

Teas and coffee on tap, fruits and snacks.

Access to my studio haberdashery.

 

What's not included

Lunch is not included, so please bring a packed lunch with you on both days.

You will also need to source and buy your own fabric (the fun part!), however in our pre-class call I will give recommendations to you based on your garment.

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Any questions?

Drop me a line below and

I'll be in touch as soon as I can

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Prefer a payment plan?

Would you prefer to spread the cost of Copy Your Wardrobe over multiple payments?
No problem, you can spread the cost over two months by clicking below. Any more, and you'll need to get in touch with me to arrange this.
GoCardless is a third party website I use to manage payment plans for my sewing classes.
Simply register your details when prompted after clicking below.

 
Registering for a payment plan will automatically enrol you on the course, and so the same cancellation policy applies.

  • In this class you'll find out how to copy your favourite ready to wear...


    Starts Oct 8

    250 British pounds