Nell Dressmaking Workshop

The Sewing Institute

  • £85.00
    Unit price per 
inc. tax


** Please carefully read the workshops bookings Terms & Conditions before you book your place(s)**

Time & Dates: 10-12 Saturdays 6th & 13th July

OR 12-4pm Mondays 1st & 8th July

Location: Ymca Lytham Mythop Road, Lytham St Annes FY8 4HB

Cost: £85 
  • Includes all materials & equipment Plus 8 hours tuition;
  • Nell pattern (RRP £18.50) (if you already have a pattern we can give you a £10 deduction of the workshop cost or £10 voucher to spend)
  • up to 2 metres Fabric (more may be required for larger sizes or dress version)
  • matching thread
  • interfacing
Who is this suitable for: Over 16's with the relevant experience

This course is specifically designed to take your dressmaking/sewing skills to a more confident & professional level- if you have done the beginners dressmaking or stretch (tshirt/hoodie) course then this is perfect for you. During the 2 weeks you cover; laying out pattern pieces, grainline, bias of fabric, pattern markings, transferring pattern markings & notches.

Week One:

Reading the envelope

Measuring & sizings

Cross referencing finished garment measurements

Selecting a size

laying out pattern pieces, grainline, bias of fabric,

pattern markings, transferring pattern markings & notches,

stay stitches,

darts

Interfacing- facing

Shoulder seams & seam finishes; pinking shears, overlocker or over cast

Week Two:

Attaching a facing, clipping & understitching

Setting in a sleeve

Optional gathering for peplum/dress versions

hems/hem finishes

Button holes

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