On this course I am going to show you how to make two pairs of trousers – the Carrie Trousers and the Ultimate Trousers. I am also going to give you lots of help with fitting and plenty of tips and tricks to make dressmaking at home that bit easier.
This online class is broken down into easy to follow sections so you can dip in and out when you want. The pattern and written instructions are available to download as PDFs for you to print out at home. We also have lots of additional guides on how to fix common fitting problems in our Fitting Surgery.
Perfect for advanced beginner dressmakers, this course will demystify the often scary process of sewing trousers. With advanced beginner AND intermediate patterns included, I will help you to build your skills throughout the course. We will start with the loose-fitting Carrie Trousers, which are perfect for summer. We will then move onto the more fitted pair of capri-style Ultimate Trousers, where we concentrate on getting a great fit. Focusing primarily on fit, the course will not only teach you how to construct trousers, but also how to diagnose fitting problems. Using real bodies, you will learn how to adjust your pattern to achieve the perfect fit.
I will guide you through the whole process, from measuring yourself and choosing the right fabric, through to creating your finished trousers. With plenty of course materials alongside the videos including written instructions, detailed fitting handouts and a video Glossary, you’ll never be left on your own.
Both trousers patterns are in UK sizes 8-20.
Please note: The online class does not have a time limit so you can buy it now but don’t have to start the course straight away. You will still be able to log in and access the lessons in the future. You can replay the videos as many times as you like and watch them at any time of day.
With a relaxed fit this is the perfect pattern to begin with when learning to sew trousers. Learn basic trouser construction and in no time at all, end up with a stylish pair of summer trousers. Ideally made in rayon, and with pleats at the waist, tapered legs, back elasticated waistband as well as pockets, there are plenty of skills to learn in this part of the course.