Join couture sewing expert Lorna Knight and sew an iconic jacket that will play a starring role in elegant ensembles for years to come. This chic garment is both supremely comfortable and an endlessly versatile addition to any wardrobe. Lorna will help you choose the perfect wool tweed fabric and match patterns seamlessly throughout your garment to produce a superior finish. Ensure a fantastic fit with tips for making a muslin (toile), and then let Lorna guide you through sewing your jacket and lining. Construct, gather and shape your sleeves before you sew them high into the armholes for a classic look. Complete your jacket with classic patch pockets, stylish trim and a weighted chain that gives your garment a dreamy drape.
Feb 08, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
The British Quilt and Stitch Village returns to Uttoxeter Racecourse in Staffordshire, England in April this year. This lovely spacious venue welcomes a great range of exhibitors and stall holders all keen to share their love of fabric and sewing. As always, I'll be running short workshops each day and demonstrating the wonderful functional and decorative things your sewing machine can do. Come and find me amongst the Brother machines and say hello. www.quiltandstitchvillage.com