Workshop Notes - Menswear Capsule

Sewing process:

We recommend completing the series in the following order:

1. Sew your Unisex Shirt using the Over Shirt Workshop (pre-recorded tutorial)

2. Sew your Worker Trousers using the Workshop Trouser Workshop (pre-recorded tutorial)

3. Jaime Jacket (PDF instructions). Use the written instructions along with the skills learnt in the previous workshops to complete your final garment.

Over Shirt Workshop:

The workshop will take you through at a steady pace and included built in chapters to break down the project into bitesize stages. You will learn how to sew with precision, using run & fell seams, sewing complicated plackets & cuff openings, classic collar construction and plenty of detailed top stitching.

Chapters:

  1. Preparing Your Pieces
  2. Stitching the Fronts
  3. Stitching the Back Yoke
  4. Side Seams - Run & Fell
  5. Placket Construction
  6. Sleeve Seams - Run & Fell
  7. Sewing the Cuffs
  8. Inserting the Sleeves
  9. Collar & Collar Stand
  10. Finishing the Hem
  11. Buttons & Button Holes

Worker Trouser Workshop

During the trouser workshop you'll learn how to do a button fly fastening finished with internal binding, closing the crotch, waistband with belt loops, front pockets with facings, patch pockets, flat felled seams, topstitching details and buttons & button holes.

These skills will be transferable to any garment you sew, in particular all future pairs of trousers.  

 

Chapters

  1. Back Pockets
  2. Front Pockets
  3. Side Seams
  4. The Fly - Concealed Button Stand with Binding Finishing
  5. Waistband
  6. Button Holes & Buttons
  7. Hemming