Hoodie or Crew Neck Sweatshirt Sewing Class

Try your hand at sewing at this unisex hoodie and sweater sewing class in London.


Craig Parr

Craig Parr

4.9 (24)
1k

3.5 hours Class size 1 to 5     label £65

Learn how to make a raglan sleeve hooded sweatshirt, with a front pouch pocket, or a crew neck sweatshirt, at this intermediate London sewing class.

You'll be guided through your hoodie or sweater sewing workshop by an expert teacher. Throughout your session you'll cover:

  • Understanding a commercial pattern.
  • Laying pattern pieces onto fabric, and making markings.
  • Using the sewing machine and overlocker.
  • Attaching and stretching on cuffs and waistbands for a snug fit.
  • Sewing and attaching hoods and pockets.

To best enjoy this sewing class, should already know how to use a sewing machine or have attended an introductory sewing class with this teacher.

Your teacher has pattern sizes for:
  • XS - chest 33 inches.
  • X - chest 36 inches.
  • M - chest 39 inches.
  • L - chest 42 inches.
  • XL - chest 45 inches.
  • XXL - chest 48 inches.

Your teacher will guide you throughout your sewing class to follow the pattern for the size that suits you best. Make your hoodie or sweatshirt for yourself, or for a friend or loved one as a handmade DIY gift!

If you're keen to learn to sew something new and develop your skills in garment making, this London sewing class is a brilliant opportunity. By the end of your sewing workshop, you'll have a new sweatshirt or hoodie to take home along with a host of new skills to use for future projects.



Knowledge required
You should be able to use a sewing machine or should have attended a previous beginners' class with this teacher to enjoy this class.
 
What you'll get
Your handmade hoodie or sweatshirt.
 
What to bring
  • 2.5 metres of sweatshirt fabric.
  • If you would like a ribbed hem and cuffs, you will also need to bring 1 metre of ribbing fabric.
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 14 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.


Craig Parr is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.

See additional precautions taken   

Your safety is important to us!

On entering, we will have sanitiser stations for you to to freshen up. All machinery, sewing stations, and tools you will be using, will be sanitised before you arrive, and between each session.
At your sewing station you will also have sanitiser wipes, should you feel you need to use them.
Our lavatories are communal, but they will be supplied with santiser wipes, hand wash and disposable towels.

Face masks:
We will continue to follow the government guidelines on facial masks. If you are exempt please bring along your exemption badge.
Location

The Fashion Box - 718-722 Seven Sisters Road, Seven Sisters, England

Your teacher
Craig Parr
Craig Parr

4.9 (24)
1k

Who we are:

The Fashion Box was founded in 2013.

After graduating from Central Saint Martins, with a post-graduate degree in Advanced Innovative Pattern Cutting, Craig (Mr Fashion Box!) embarked on a kaleidoscope of successful ventures within the fashion industry.

Craig is a qualified university lecturer, graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University, with a Distinction in Academic Practice, teaching certificate.

During his time working in the fashion industry, he has worked alongside a huge selection of fashion houses, new designers and is a mentor to many university lecturers and fashion graduates.
He is also a former Collection Manager for Qasimi Homme, has worked alongside Sadie Clayton, and is currently working on production of a collection of clothing patterns for his own brand.

Craig has more than 25 years experience in teaching in universities and colleges, as well as with private clients. As a result, he is accomplished at getting the best out of both groups of students and one-to-one situations.

After 8 years at prestigious private Italian school, Istituto Marangoni, he left to pursue his dreams of opening his own fashion school, which resulted in The Fashion Box.

Craig is also former Head of Fashion at a London University, and is currently writing university programmes for fashion schools and universities worldwide.

He is a very patient, capable mentor and tutor, both to beginners and more experienced students.

More about this class

This teacher has 24 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

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