Class Requirements for Teenage Dressmaking October 31st: Lounge Pants

Dressmaking for teenagers with Maggie


Have fun and learn to sew a pair of lounging/pj pants on Saturday 31 October

(10 a.m-4 p.m) at Creative Quilting, Bridge Road, East Molesey.



Learn to cut out a pattern


Understand seam allowances


Choosing the right size


Stitch and finish seams


Make an elastic casing


Stitch a hem




     Fabric:                    1.8 metre of 115cm (45”) wide fabric depending on size

                                    NB:  NO obvious diagonals/strips or fabric that needs to be matched


     Notions:                  0.8 m of 2.5cm wide elastic

                                    0.7 m of 6mm wide ribbon/twill either matching or contrasting fabric

                                    Matching thread – good quality polyester or cotton


                                    Scissors – dressmaking scissors preferred but not essential


     Sewing machine:    If you are bringing your own sewing machine please REMEMBER to include all the accessories, all machine feet, spare bobbin, power lead, foot pedal and instruction book (if you can find it!!)


                                    Alternatively, you can hire a Janome DXL 603 from Creative –

                                    hire charge £4 BUT you will need to book the machine in advance direct with

                                    Creative – 020 8941 7075


     Pattern:                  Provided by Creative Quilting


Creative Quilting have some lovely fun flannels, and can also supply pins and thread.