Sew a dress - Next step beginner

Sew a dress - Next step beginner

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Now that you have a few garments and projects under your belt (pardon the pun), let's tackle Dresses, The Fawn Dress by Common Stitch.

As this is a next step beginner lesson, we will still take it slow but we will focus more on pattern cutting, construction, sewing skills and finishing garments.

This is a super comfy dress - easy to sew and easy to wear! Two bodice styles and two skirt lengths, these patterns are the perfect staple for your wardrobe. Beginner friendly and super versatile, mix them up with plain or printed fabrics and get creative! These dress's are designed to be oversized, so there is no need to 'size up' at all!

The Fawn Dress Set of patterns includes 2 different dress designs, each with two length styles (4 dress combinations).
With Sleeves: Short + Long Lengths
Without Sleeves: Short + Long Lengths

See some versions here.

Size guide:  6 - 22

Skill Level: If you have taken a beginner workshop or weekender with me, this is perfect next step.

What you will learn:

  • How to improve those straight seams with the correct seam allowance and zig zag the edges
  • Pattern layout and jargon
  • Some basic fitting advice
  • Construction and putting the pieces together in what order.
  • Trouble shoot basic machine problems

What is included:

  • Expert tuition with one teacher and only 5 students (18+ years)
  • Sewing Pattern with instructions to take home
  • A fun and engaging atmosphere with lots of quick, exciting projects
  • Copius cups of tea and coffee, and baked treats.

What will you need to bring:

  • Your choice of fabric -- info will be sent to you upon booking.
  • Your prepared pattern pieces -- info will be sent to you upon booking.
  • Your trusty machine -- If you need to hire a machine, you can add this to your cart - please see here 
  • Your fabric scissors and sewing kit - if you don't have one, you can buy one here and have it waiting for you in the class.

Dates Available:

Saturday 16 March, 930am - 430pm, with Kelda - SOLD OUT

Sunday 30 June, 930am - 430pm, with Kelda

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