Know Your Fabric
Do you get overwhelmed when looking for fabric online, or in a fabric store?
Do you have a collection of sewing patterns, but no idea what the best fabric to pair with them is? Take our fabric masterclass in our West Wales sewing studio and become a fabric nerd in the making!
Know Your Fabric
Date: 12th February 2023
Location: West Wales, SA38 9BS
Time: 10am - 1pm
In our Know Your Fabric masterclass, you'll be learning from an industry professional and self-proclaimed fabric nerd who's journey has taken her from fashion construction in France to a West Wales farm to learn about the origin of wool and textiles (that's me, by the way!).
You'll walk away from this fabric masterclass with practical leads for your stash as we do some matchmaking between pattern and fabric.
Decipher fabric terminology, understand fabric weights and read fabric composition in order to help you independently make the right choices in your fabric selection going forward.
This sewing class is suitable for any level of sewist, who wants to learn more about the fabric that they work with.
What You'll Learn in Know Your Fabric
fabric terminology (woven and stretch fabric)
how to translate fabric composition into how the fabric might behave (handy for online shopping)
gain an understanding of fibres, weights and structure
understand how different fabrics move based on construction
how to choose the right fabric for your projects
Before the class, you'll receive a list of suggestions of what type of fabric swatches to bring with you to analyse with the rest of the class.
Spaces are limited to 9 participants per class to provide the ultimate learning experience
The Know Your Fabric class is £60.
Please familiarise yourself with our Terms & Conditions before booking.
Teas and coffee.