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Sew Swansea
Unit 11,
Elysium Studios,
34a Orchard Street, Swansea,

A little confused by whats what on a sewin pattern? Not sure where to start? Let us solve that mystery for you and give you some pattern confidence! 

In this 2 hour technical class we will learn;

  • Sewing Jargon
  • how to take body measurements
  • establish what size to make for your body
  • calculte your fabric requirements
  • how to layout your pattern pieces
  • methods for transfering markings
  • shortening
  • lengthening

    And tricks of the trade.

    Please bring along a pattern you would like to make and a note book and pen - be aware we will not be cutting or making your pattern in this class but learning the skills you need to confidentally tackle your chose pattern at home - or in our dressmaking course.

    This class is for people who are already sewing, machine confident and ready to move onto making their own clothing.


Learn to read sewing patterns

Dates Available
  • This workshop runs 7pm-9pm. Please arrive no later than 5 minutes before the start of the clss and wait at the blue double doors to be shown in. Late comers can not be permitted.

    By booking onto this workshop you are confirming you have read, understood and agree to our Workshop Policies.

    Tea and biscuits will be on hand to boost your stamina.

    Pre booking is essential as there are limited spaces available.

    All images are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect the product you are booking to make/skills you will learn.

    Any questions? Please get in touch.

  • No refunds are given. Classes can not be credited or swapped.