Description

A versatile realxed fit sweater by Papercut Patterns with neck binding or hoodie. It has raglan style long wide sleeves and hem cuffs. A great basic for any wardrobe, good for layering or on its own.

Photographed Sample: From PaperCut Patterns

Notes on supplies: Medium weight jersey fabrics are perfect.  It is essential you choose a two-way stretch (your fabric needs to stretch vertically and horizontally). Also your sweater will retain its shape if there is 5-10% of lycra/nylon/elstain/etc in the fabric. Ensure For directional prints, large prints and fabrics with nap you purchase extra fabric. For best results - pre-wash your fabric to reduce shrinkage.

Skills Checklist (what you'll cover):

  1. Taking bust measurements
  2. Choosing your size
  3. Pattern placement
  4. Tracing and transferring markings
  5. Cutting technique
  6. Knit machine stitches and tools
  7. Overlocking (you don't have to use the overlocker if you don't wish to)
  8. Finishing seams

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • Taking measurements and choosing the right size, pattern placement and transferring markings, cutting technique.
  • To use overlocker and sewing machine stretch stitches, needles and equipment selection for knit fabrics.
  • Sew cuffs, waist band, elastic casing and drawstring.
What you will get
  • Instructions to make the sweater
  • A copy of the pattern
  • A sweater made by you

What to bring
  • Matching polyester sewing machine thread (Gutermaan is excellent)
  • 1.7m of medium weight knit - cotton knit sweatshirting, cotton/lycra, viscose/lycra, wool jersey, or merino wool knit.
  • Optional - .3 metres of contrasting knit fabric for neckband, waistband and cuffs similar to your main fabric
  • Optional 1m of drawstring for hood
What to wear

casual

Appropriate for

✄✄ Students who have completed Sewing Basics Weeks 1-3 and are confident enough to learn several more techniques


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Vendor sincce 2013

Have you played with the idea of learning to sew? Do you day dream about making your own clothes? 

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew. There is no need to clear off a space and find somewhere to work at home. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to. Everything is right here. Students simply need to bring along their fabric, matching thread and notions like buttons, zips, etc.  Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.

Thread Den is located at Level 1, 329 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. Start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, or find your own unique style.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

On occasion, Thread Den is forced to cancel a class due to low booking numbers. We really don't like to do this as we love to teach people to sew, knit and crochet, but if we don't cover our costs we can't run the class. In instances where Thread Den must cancel a class, enrolled participants will be notified 24 hours or more prior to the scheduled class and will receive a credit for a replacement class or a refund as required.

There are no refunds due to change of mind.

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellations of Bookings Policy

  • If you provide notice seven or more days prior to the start of your course, you will need to pay an administration fee of $10.
  • Cancellations or changes made with less than seven days notice before the start of a course, will forfeit 50% of the paid class fee.
  • Cancellations or changes made less than 48 hours prior to class commencement will forfeit the full course fee paid.

If you miss the second or subsequent sessions of course, you cannot be reimbursed for that session. You are encouraged to come in and use the Sewing Lounge during hours so you hopefully still finish your project.

Transfers of your course or workshop booking to a friend or family are fine.

Payment Policy:

Classes at Thread Den frequently become fully booked, so we require full payment to be made at the time of booking to secure your place. 

Payment can be made conveniently online with credit card, or at the store in cash, EFT or credit card or even via credit card over the phone.

Unfortunately, we can't tentatively hold or pencil in places without payment.

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Tomoko

16 September 2017 • Sew the Undercover Sweater ✄✄

It was a really fun class. I had used an overlocker only a few times prior to class, but I had no problem in the class. Dan made it easy! She is a great teacher. I was really happy with my finished piece :)