Leather drawstring trousers Workshop: Sun 10th March


Sun: 10am- 6pm 

Location: 18 Malden Road. Belsize Park NW5 3HN

Closest tubes: Chalk Farm & Kentish Town. Overground: Kentish Town West.

Level: It’s wonderful if you have experience but not essential!

Pattern and sizing: We cater to all sizes but if you are worried, please do get in touch with Annabel at the earliest opportunity.

Do you wish you had a pair of chic comfy trousers? Have a penchant for the ultimate luxury: comfort? Over the course of the day , we will work through the step-by-step process of creating the perfect fitting drawstring trousers. This will cover basics of sewing you might already be familiar with more advanced construction techniques. We will provide all the material and our studio is fully equipped for all your needs.You will learn lots of great sewing skills including how to alter a pattern to fit you perfectly, cut out a garment, baste stitch and how to create a fell seam. This course is open to everyone regardless of previous sewing experience.

All the details

What will be covered:

  • How to trace a pattern and make fit changes where necessary
  • Preparation and cutting of fabric
  • A step by step construction guide
  • How to over lock, make/sew Hong Kong binding or fully line depending on the garment and design preference
  • Hemming

What will be provided

  • A drawstring trousers that can be adapted to your size
  • Fusing/interfacing
  • Domestic sewing machine and all tools
  • Printed out step by step guide
  • Annabel will provide a range of luxury leather fabric for you to choose from
  • Elastic and drawstring
  • Facing and pocket materials

What you’ll need to bring:

  • Lunch although there are shops and cafes are close by! We recommend Spring Café next door for delicious Italian food or The Fields Beneath for vegan heaven!


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