Dressmaking for Beginners - Saturdays

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

Topics covered will include simple alterations to a commercial pattern, understanding the directions and making up the garment in woven fabric. Students will work at their own pace under Tutor’s guidance. No Concession.

$115 Limited inc GST
Dressmaking for Beginners - Saturdays

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Topics covered will include


Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $143!

This workshop will take place over 2 Saturdays, 2 weeks apart.

Materials list:

  • Commercial pattern for a skirt or basic dress in woven fabric. No PDF patterns please. Measure your bust and waist and choose one which fits your actual measurements, not your bought clothing size. Woven materials only, no stretch sewing. Consider the following patterns:

Skirts – Simplicity 2314, Simplicity 1200, New Look 6053
Dresses – McCall 7943, M7405, M7778, Simplicity S8909, S8735, New Look N6600, Butterick B6654, B6551

  • Woven fabric to make garment as listed for your size and style on pattern, see actual fabric types on back of pattern envelope
  • Notions ( zipper, elastic, fasteners, iron-on interfacing ) to complete garment as listed on pattern envelope
  • Machine sewing thread to match fabric
  • Tape measure, fabric scissors, sewing pins, sticky tape or paper glue

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.