Shell top - Next Step Beginner

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Time to get some sewn garments underway - Let's start with a shell top!

At this next step beginner lesson, we will still take it slow but we will focus more on pattern cutting, construction, sewing skills and finishing garments and make a shell top for ourselves!

This is the perfect shell top to make to learn darts and bias binding.  It's a Helen's Closet Patterns Ashton top and its super easy to make and lovely to wear! See some versions here.

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
  • Darts and bias binding
  • Pattern layout and jargon
  • Construction and putting the pieces together in what order.
  • Trouble shoot basic machine problems

What is included:

  • Expert tuition with one teacher and only 3-4 students (16+ years)
  • Sewing Pattern with instructions to take home
  • A fun and engaging atmosphere
  • 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 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 7 November 2020, 10am - 3pm


UsefulBox HQ Marrickville - exact address given upon booking

What is the next class after this one?

The next step after this class is the Next Step Beginner classes where we skill up!  Please feel free to go ahead and book a skirt class or a Camisole class here.

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