Beginners Dressmaking - 4 Week Course
Make a simple top or dress with a choice of easy patterns.
Over the 4 week course, you will learn how to use a dressmaking pattern and sew a simple garment.
UK sizes 8-30 available
What you will learn:
Measure yourself to decide which size to make
How to read and follow a dressmaking pattern
Cut fabric using a pattern
Sew straight, neat seams with the correct seam allowance.
Finish raw edges on the inside of your garment
Attach a facing, bindings or other simple finishes
Finish a hem
Make a garment from scratch!
What is included:
Use of all machines and equipment
Your pattern and instructions
Interfacing and buttons as required
Tea and biscuits
Choose from the following patterns:
My Handmade Wardrobe Everyday Amazing dress or top - UK size 8-22
My Handmade Wardrobe All the Cute Skirts - UK size 8-22
Tilly and the Buttons Stevie dress or top - UK size 6-20
Tilly and the Buttons Indigo top or dress - UK size 6-24
Tilly and the Buttons jersey Coco dress - UK size 6-20
Cashmerette Springfield top - US size 12-28
Cashmerette Pembrook jersey dress and tunic - US size 12-28
Cashmerette Montrose top - US size 12-28
You will need to bring or buy from our shop:
1.5m to 2.5m of dressmaking fabric
- Let us know which pattern you would like to make before the course starts so we can advise you on the exact fabric requirements
You are welcome to buy fabrics from our range or bring your own. We recommend you pre-wash all fabrics to be used in dressmaking so please allow time for this.
There is a maximum of 4 guests in this workshop.