Wiksten Shift - Next Step Beginner

Wiksten Shift - Next Step Beginner

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This is one of the most popular Indie patterns out there - The Wiksten Shift top or Dress!

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. It's your choice to make the dress or the top.  

This is the pattern to make to learn facings and construction.  It's 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
  • Facings and under-stitching
  • 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 & thread -- 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:

Sunday 22 May, 930am - 330pm - ONE SPOT LEFT

** the next class will be in term 3.  Email us to go on the waitlist!


UsefulBox HQ, 21 Shepherd Street, Marrickville


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