DENIM MASTERCLASS: HOW TO MAKE A FIVE POCKET JEAN

LED BY MOHSIN SAJID

selvedge denim design course

Mohsin Sajid is British trained Fashion Designer, who for the last 15 years has specialised in denim design. Mohsin has worked with many of the best denim companies in the industry, from starting his career at Oki-ni, were he designed for Levi’s Japan, Evisu, and Aquascutum. He then consulted for several prestigious brands from: Edwin Europe, Pringle of Scotland, John Richmond, Puma AG, Ducati, DKNY JEANS International, Timberland and most recently Desert Studio where he designed for Abercrombie & Fitch, Vivienne Westwood, Jack Wills, Lyle & Scott and high street labels: House of Fraser, Topman, River island and Primark.

Mohsin’s breadth of knowledge is enhanced as a skilled pattern cutter and tailor – focusing on modern ergonomic denim fits with clean construction.

HOSTED BY BLACKHORSE LANE ATELIERS

Denim Masterclass – How To Make A Five Pocket Jean
Hosted by Blackhorse Lane Ateliers, Led by Mohsin Sajid

2018 Mar 24+25 is sold out! By popular demand, we’ve just added an additional weekend: May 19 & 20. Tickets

Denim Masterclass | How To Make A Five Pocket Jean | 2018 May 19 & 20

Medium to Advanced Level
– Sewing machine experience required.
– Never sewn before? Contact us to see if we can provide you training before the class.

DAY 1
8:45 Please arrive at 845
9:00 Course starts! Health & safety instructions / sign forms
10:00 Select block (men’s E5, men’s E8, men’s NW3, women’s Boyfriend) and denim (options between ~12 and ~15oz).
11:00 Cut out your jean
12:00 Start to sew
13:00 Lunch (provided)
14:00 Back pockets, felling, yoke and pocket bags
17:30 Finish

DAY 2
8:45 Please arrive at 845
9:00 Course starts!
10:00 Finish pocket scoops
11:00 Doing the Fly
12:00 Felling inseam
13:00 Lunch (provided)
14:00 Finishing outside leg seam
15:00 Belt loops, buttons, rivets, bar tacks and trimming
18:00 Finish – jean to take home
(course might run over 18:00 depending upon speed of sewing)

You will leave with a pair of premium jeans personally made by you, including all textile materials (buttons, rivets, pocketing etc.) and access to a fountain of knowledge by the master of denim Mohsin Sajid. You’ll also have fantastic two-day experience with like-minded denim enthusiasts.

Nearest tube station is Blackhorse Road (Victoria Line), twenty minutes from Oxford Circus. We are a five minute walk from the station.

INDIGO DYEING MASTERCLASS: TOTES INDIGO

LED BY LIZA MACKENZIE OF INDIGO WORKS

HOSTED BY BLACKHORSE WORKSHOP

2018 Feb 22 Tickets on sale!

DESCRIPTION

Join for a fun evening playing with dye, drinking wine and leave with your very own Indigo bag!

Workshop description:

In this workshop you will learn how to dye fabrics with Indigo using ancient Japanese methods.
You will learn several Shibori techniques; from simple origami folds to more complex pleating and twisting to create varied one of a kind patterns. You will then apply these techniques to make and take home your own tote bag.

What Experience do I need?

No need for any previous experience in either dyeing or stitching. An interest in natural dyes, crafted processes and sustainability a plus!

What will I make?

You will leave with a sample of test fabric swatches to use in your own projects as well as a tote bag made by you.

Who will be teaching me?

Liza Mackenzie studied Indigo, known as Aizome, under a Master Craftsman whilst living in Japan for four years. She is a textile designer and researcher with a specialism in Japanese craft textiles and sustainable dyes.

Do I need to bring anything?

All materials will be provided, but wearing messy clothes or bringing rubber gloves / apron is advised! A 100% cotton tote bag is included in the price of the workshop.

See more of Indigo Works Here: 

http://indigo.works/