YORK'S LEADING FABRIC SHOP AND SEWING STUDIO

4 Week Intro to Dressmaking Workshop

£150.00

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Beginner Dressmaking Lessons

This sewing workshop is aimed at confident beginners and is an ideal follow up to our 3 and 4 week Learn to Sew Workshops

During this sewing course, you will learn to sew two garments, a lovely woven blouse and a stretch tshirt.

Week 1 & 2:

In week 1 and 2 you will make a pretty, loose fitting boxy top with a lovely V neckline, bust darts and sleeves.

What you will learn:
- Taking your measurements and choosing a size.
- Placing pattern pieces correctly and cutting out.
- Sewing and finishing seams.
- Applying a neckline facing.
- Using interfacing.
- Setting in a sleeve.
- How to mark and sew darts.
- Sewing a hem.

What you will need to bring:
1.5m of woven fabric if your fabric measures 145cm wide, or 2m of fabric if your fabric measures 110cm wide. Please note you can buy your fabrics at our city centre store and are entitled to a 10% discount on all items bought for your workshop. Alternatively you may wish to purchase your fabrics elsewhere, which is also fine.

Week 3 & 4:

In week 3 & 4 you will sew up a fun t-shirt with a choice of long or short sleeves.

What you will learn:
- Cutting out your fabric with a rotary cutter.
- Sewing jersey with a regular sewing machine.
- Different needles and stitches to use for stretch fabrics.
- How to stabilise the shoulder seams
- How to attach a stretch neckline.
- Inserting a sleeve on the flat.
- Hemming with a twin needle.
- Using a walking foot.

What you will need to bring:
1.5m-2.5m of stretch fabric if your fabric measures 115cm or 145cm wide.
Please note you can buy your fabrics at our city centre store and are entitled to a 10% discount on all items bought for your workshop. Alternatively you may wish to purchase your fabrics elsewhere, which is also fine.

If you are interested in improving your dressmaking skills and wish to learn to sew with woven and stretch fabrics, then this is the course for you.

This sewing workshop takes place across 4 consecutive weeks and each workshop is 2.5 hours long.

LOCATION, DATE & TIMINGS:

Week 1: Tuesday 25th June 2024
Week 2: 
Tuesday 2nd July 2024
Week 3: Tuesday 9th July 2024
Week 4: Tuesday 16th July 2024
Evening 5:30PM-8:00PM
Location: Sewcialising - 1st Floor, 6 Concept Court, Kettlestring Lane, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4XF

Please note, if you, or any one else in your household is displaying Covid-19 like symptoms, please do not attend the workshop.

Please read our Workshop Booking Terms and Conditions thoroughly prior to booking a space on a workshop - thank you. **

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