Make a Shift Dress: Level 2

Make a Shift Dress: Level 2


What will I learn?

 How to read Commercial Pattern sizes, and how to trace and adjust the pattern to fit your measurements.. How use this Working Pattern to cut out your fabric. How to sew together a shift dress. How to add a Zip. How to hem the Dress and finish edges


What do I need to bring with me?. You will need to bring 2.5 Meters of fabric in any colour or pattern that you like. We suggest light weight to medium Cotton & Cotton blends,soft lightweight linen or Denim for this dress.. A 22 inch Invisible zip and matching thread.  We have all the supplies you need for this class in our fabric shop, come in for some advice or checkout our online store! 


An A4 envelope or folder to put your Pattern pieces and notes in. We will provide everything else you may need including tea, coffeeWhat will I take home?. Your finished Dress*. Your own personal working pattern made to your measurements along with notes, photos and diagrams so you can use this pattern again at home.*Depending on your abilities You may have to finish sewing your dress at home. However, we will en-devour to finish your dress in the class.There will be a 30 minute lunch break where Tea, coffee and cake will be provided. However, please bring a packed lunch or visit one of the lovely local coffee and tea shops. Please ensure you can make the date of the workshop before booking as we are not able to offer refunds once you have booked your space. We may be able to offer you a different date if you cancel with at least 7 days notice of the date of your workshop. This however will be subject to availability.

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    Sew with Holly

    Unit 7 Victoria Passage


    DY8 1DP

    Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:00pm

    Sun Closed


    Sew with Holly established 2015