Beginners to Dressmaking Weekend
This is a perfect weekend course for beginners to Dressmaking. You will need to have completed either the one day Tote Bag or 6 week beginners course to take on this course.You will learn the basic skills in understanding a commercial pattern and all the jargon so you can successfully construct your first garment.
On the Saturday and Sunday we will be making a beautiful, classic shift dress which will teach you how to make darts and insert sleeves or bind the sleeveless option. There is also an option to choose a top if you don't wish to make the dress too! The pattern has a few variations to suit your style.
Guided by us you will leave confident that you can add to your handcrafted wardrobe some beautiful pieces.
The course costs £170.00 which includes your pattern but not materials or fabric, as we know that everyone has different tastes and styles. You are welcome to bring your own fabric if you ask us how much you will need to buy beforehand, or purchase something lovely from our store.
The course runs 10-4pm on each day*
*Depending on your abilitly you may need a few extra sessions to finish and you are welcome to book in to a Time to Sew for £10 p/hr.