What better way to celebrate spring's arrival then by adding a new garment to our wardrobe!
Here are the details:
Welcome spring and refresh your wardrobe by taking a Dressmaking I Class!
Let's make a garment for ourselves! After months of pattern research, I finally chose one that allows me to teach basic clothing construction skills ... is available for all body sizes and shapes ... and includes many design options!
Here are the details:
- We will be meeting three times, April 4, 11, and 18th
- Set up will begin at 6 pm with instruction from 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
- High School Home Economics Room
Participants will Learn the Following Skills
- Body measurements & Size
- Fabric preparation & Grainline
- Pattern Layout & Cutting
- Staystitching & Darts
- Clipping corners & Curves
- Seams & Finishes
- Grading Seams
- Bias Facings
- Side Seam Pocket Construction
- Gathering Techniques
- Hand Sewn Hems
- We will be making the Hinterland Dress by Sew Liberated.
- In Dressmaking I, we will be using this pattern to make a pullover, sleeveless version.
- The pattern is available for purchase at The Net Loft.
- Sizes range from 0 to 24. It is a style that is comfortable and flattering for all body shapes.
- It is very versatile. Participants will choose between a tunic, short, or midi length dress.
- If you would like to view this pattern made by people from all over the world, use #hinterlanddress on Instagram.
Equipment Required to Participate
- A sewing machine in good working order
- Sewing Machine Needles, size 12
- Fabric scissors
- Tape measure
- Straight Pins
- Seam Ripper
- Sharpes (hand sewing needles)
Supplies required to Participate
- After you register, I will be emailing you a supply list that includes the fabric and notions necessary to take the class.
- Fabric, notions, and equipment is available at both The Net Loft and Forget Me Not Fabrics.
Registration and Cost
- Space is limited. Be sure to register online by clicking here.
- Once you register, I will email you a supply list.
- The class fee is $75 (due at the first session) and includes over 9 hours of instruction.
Questions and Concerns
- Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Use Dressmaking I in the subject line.
- I check my email every morning and evening, and will reply as soon as I read your email.