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Greta Jacket or Gilet workshop



The Greta Jacket or Gilet

If you want to venture into outerwear with Jackets and Coats this Workshop is a great way to start. 

The Greta come as both a Jacket or Gilet - with or without sleeves and with either a collar or bound edge finish. So plenty of options to choose from, making this a very versatile pattern. 

This is a wonderful garment to wear over lots of our other patterns and makes the perfect throw-on jacket to wear over summer dresses. 


What you will learn on The Greta Jacket or Gilet Workshop

  • Measuring and pattern alterations
  • Cutting out your pattern
  • How to use the correct interlinings to get a professional finish
  • How to attach a facing
  • How to sew a bound edge finish
  • How to sew patch pockets
  • How to sew a stand up collar
  • How to sew in a lining
  • How to sew buttons and buttonholes
  • Finishing your garment


Skill Level

Level 2  Confident Beginner

  • Confident with using a sewing machine
  • Mastered the sewing basics
  • Can complete simple projects, such as a cushion cover or zipped bag, without any difficulty
  • Find your way around an easy pattern


What's included in the Workshop:

  • 10% off any other fabrics purchased on the day of your course
  • Use of all machines and sewing tools
  • Use of our sewing threads in a variety of neutral colours
  • The paper pattern with instruction booklet
  • Tea/coffee and cakes will be included so please let us know any dietary requirements at the time of booking


What you need to bring:

  • Main Fabric - contact us for quantities depending on the version you are making
  • Lining fabric - contact us for quantities depending on the version you are making
  • Bias binding - contact us for quantities depending on the version you are making
  • 5 x 2cm diameter buttons
  • Matching sewing threads
  • Any sewing tools or equipment you want to use from home



Emma Smith

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