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Kids PJ's with the Overlocker

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£49.00 incl tax

Friday 3rd November 2017 10am-4pm

Number of places left 5

In this workshop Jenny your tutor will guide you step by step how to make a pair of childrens Pyjamas in Jersey fabric using only your overlocker, giving you the confidence to go home and use jersey fabrics more often.

This is a great workshop for anyone who already knows the basics of their overlocker but is still a little scared of stretch fabric, even if you don't have children of your own or they have grown up, these pyjamas will make a great gift for christmas.(Opp sorry stil a bit early)

Not suitable for complete beginners if you need help threading see our "Get to Know your Overlocker" Workshop

You will Learn

  • ​Tips on cutting out Jersey fabric
  • Setting the correct tensions for stretch fabrics
  • How to use the differential feed for a smooth seam
  • How to use the differential feed to ease in fullness
  • How to add Bands to finish cuffs, Waist and neckline.


You Will Need

  • Overlocker
  • Power lead/Pedal
  • Accesories inc Tweezers
  • instrution manual
  • Correct Needles for your overlocker
  • Measurements of the Child
  • Jersey Fabric (see below for Qty)
  • 4 Matching threads( 1000m spools recommended)
  • 60cm of 20mm wide Elastic 
  • Basic Sewing Kit
  • Lunch


We will Provide

  • Cutting Template and Instructions
  • Written Instructions on the techniques used
  • Tea,Coffee and Biscuits



Age Height Chest Qty of fabric -150cm Jersey **
8 132cm 69cm 1m70
7 127cm 66cm 1m60
6 119cm 64cm 1m50
5 112cm 61cm 1m40
4 104cm 58cm 1m30
3 97cm 56cm 1m20

Measure the child and use the age Appropriate to the Height for fabric qty not the actual age of the child.

**Allow extra fabric for pattern matching on checks, plaids, horizontal stripes or obvious pattern repeats.

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