Pattern Cutting Trousers

with Jeanette Sendler

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October (3 days), 10am-5pm each day

£295 excluding materials

Plus £5 for lunch (optional) – all dietary requirements catered for

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This class will give you the tailoring skills to make up a toile from scratch. You will learn how to take measurements, draft up your own personal bodice and trouser block pattern, and adjust it to fit. You will manipulate your bodice block into a tunic shape and alter your trouser block to your chosen style.

You will also study and experiment with a variety of pocket shapes and you will be taken through the whole process of cutting and making up a toile, fitting and adjusting.

This course is excellent for building tailoring confidence. Whether you are a beginner, or would like help developing your skills, you will get support and encouragement throughout to work at your own speed.

When booking please indicate your preferred fit: casual or fitted.

This class is suitable for beginners or those wishing to develop their skills.

About the tutor

Jeanette Sendler is a milliner and costume designer. She commenced her training as a ladies’ tailor at the age of 16, and has been developing her practice at various Opera Houses, other professional engagements, residencies, and exhibitions ever since. She currently designs and sells bespoke hats and period costumes at Hat in the Cat, and runs Big Cat Textiles with her business partner Alison Mountain.

  • For more information about her hats and period costumes, as well as the other classes she offers, see her website.
  • To see recent examples of her work, or connect with her, go to her Facebook page.

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