Knicker making classes!

This is so exciting, you can now come and do sewing lessons with me to learn how to make Knickers.

Using The Charlotte Knickers pattern I’ll show you how to cut on the bias, do a concealed seam for the gusset, construct the knickers and then take you through the best way to attach your elastic and topstitch it down. Time permitting we will also be talking trims, fabric choices and variations of the style.


Classes are going to be held at Sew Make Create. There are currently 2 different times to choose from. A post work start at 6.45 pm on the 8th of May. Or you can choose a Saturday afternoon class on the 10th of May.

You need to bring

  • 1 metre of cotton fabric of your choice to make your knickers from. The fabric must be pre washed and ironed before coming to class.
  • Once you’ve signed up for the class you will receive a code that will allow you to download your pattern from the Measure Twice Cut Once website. Download the pattern and assemble it before coming to class.
  • You might like to print the instructions too, that way you can take notes on them during class.

I will provide

  • some cotton jersey for the gusset
  • elastic

It’s going to be so much fun, come along and make your own pretty knickers.

9 Comment

  1. Kirsty says:

    Sounds like such fun! Wish I was in Sydney 🙂

    1. Susan Goodwin says:

      If you can find a place in Canberra where we can hold a class, I’d be happy to come down and teach one there!

  2. Alex says:

    Yay! Congrats on the classes – how exciting. I’m sure it’ll be a big hit

    1. Susan Goodwin says:

      Am pretty excited, I think it’s going to be fun!

  3. Stephanie says:

    Just booked and paid for the Saturday class. Did have to forego the spoolettes day out though as I couldn’t do the Thursday class. Excited. Better get read y to show me how to make BIG girl’s pants though.

    1. Susan Goodwin says:

      How exciting, I can’t wait. I’ll have samples of all the sizes with me. That way you can try them on and we can help determine your size.

  4. Sam says:

    Soooooo wish I could be there! I’m determined to try one of your knicker patterns just a little nervous, this would have been perfect! Good luck with the course Susan – so much fun 🙂

    1. Susan Goodwin says:

      Would love for you to be there Sam! perhaps we can organise one for Brisbane? that would be fun.

      1. Sam says:

        Now you’re talking!! x

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