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Dressmaking 101- Sleeveless shell Top

If want to learn how to make your own clothes, this simple sleeveless top is the perfect class for you.

Start dressmaking in London. Learn to make this sleeveless summer top from the Great British Sewing Bee- Fashion with fabric book. Small class sizes of 5 or less, ensure lots of tutor attention.
Start dressmaking in London. Learn to make this sleeveless summer top from the Great British Sewing Bee- Fashion with fabric book. Small class sizes of 5 or less, ensure lots of tutor attention.
Demystify the language of dressmaking. Sew a simple sleeveless shell top using an easy sewing pattern from my book Fashion with Fabric. 
  • Learn how to measure yourself and choose the correct pattern size
  • Adapt the pattern to suit your measurements
  • Get to grips with laying out pattern pieces onto fabric
  • Learn how to mark up and sew in side bust darts
  • Discover how to sew an easy all in one neck and armhole facing
  • Finish of your top with a classic narrow hem. The top has options for a high low hem, or a straight hemline

NB- The pattern is sized between bust sizes 32.5″ to 45.5 “. Please let us know if you fall outside of this range as we will need to grade the pattern.

Cost: £45 (max 5 places per class)

Time: 10.30 am – 2 pm Sundays, 6.30- 10 pm on a weeknight. Arrive early for a cuppa, as session starts promptly
Materials required: All tools and pattern are included – just bring 1.6m of fabric suitable for a summer top!
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Bring a sandwich along to weekend sessions, as we’ll stop for a bite

We reserve the right to cancel if there are less than 2 students booked.
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I was pleased with my class.....you've made me a bit sewing crazy now!
Kate S

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