Sew Pajama Pants
Nothing says cozy like FLANNEL PAJAMA PANTS! In this fun, advanced-beginner workshop, you'll learn to sew a pair of flannel pj pants from start to finish!
The workshop will include a pattern with sizes to fit women, men, and children, so you can make pj's for yourself, for someone special on your gift list... or just go ahead and make a matching set for the whole family!
You'll leave class with one finished pair of pajama pants, a pattern that is yours to keep, and the know-how to sew more garments on your own.
We'll have plaid flannel fabric available for purchase, as well as our wide range of cotton prints--so you can make your pj pants in any print you like!
In this class, you'll learn how to:
- Sew a simple garment from a commercial pattern
- Measure the body accurately to create a perfect fit
- Work from a commercial pattern, including size selection, deciphering instructions, cutting from tissue paper pattern pieces, and more
- Understand garment sewing basics such as proper fabric prep, pinning, cutting, ironing and trouble shooting
- Cut fabric and assemble a garment the right way
- Understand how to construct pants, plus how to make a waistband and hem.
The pajama pants pattern will be provided in class and is yours to keep!
Skill requirements: This is a beginner garment sewing workshop; you do not need to have any experience sewing clothing, but you must have basic machine-sewing skills. Our Sewing 101 class (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for this class. If you're unsure whether you have enough sewing experience for this class, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you decide if this class is for you.
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Location: Brooklyn Craft Company’s NEW LOCATION, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
Cost: $85 includes pattern and use of our BERNINA sewing machines. Does NOT include fabric-- All required materials will be available for purchase during class at a 10% discount.
All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.
Meet Your Instructor
Joey Casey is a fashion and textile designer and teacher based in New York City. After studying fashion design at Parsons School of Design, Joey went on to work for many young designer collections. His love of aiding small and up-and-coming designers allows him to apply his skills to many aspects of designing a collection. He has worked in design, production, pattern making, sample making, and most currently tailoring; he frequently teaches textile design and garment construction throughout New York.
Joey is also an avid knitter, working in both hand knitting and machine knitting. He has created pieces for commercial advertisements and art installations and has also worked with fashion brands to develop editorial knits, samples and small production.
His continued enthusiasm for fashion and textiles keeps every day full of exploration, problem solving, and most of all fun!