Whether you make yours up in a classic Breton stripe, or in a bold pop of colour, a jersey dress is the ultimate in chic Spring dressing. This classic shift dress shape suits most figures, plus being stretchy it’s both super comfy and chic!
- How to sew stretchy fabric with a regular sewing machine
- Attaching a laid on sleeve
- Twin needle hemming
- Pattern hacking tips and ideas including:
Adding an on trend ruffle cuff to your sleeve
Inserting an exposed zip as a style feature
Using contrast fabric details like Faux leather pockets
Re-shaping the A line to a slimmer silhouette.
NB- As the class is just one single day, you’ll focus on just one or 2 simple hacking ideas. The exposed zip option is suitable for more experienced students only.
In order to maximise tuition time, there are just 5 places available on this course
Time and Date:
Saturday May 12th: 10:30 am- 17:30pm
Supplies you need to bring:
2.5 metres of Medium weight knit fabric with very little stretch. Look out for double knit, ponte di roma, french terry or light-ish sweatshirt fabric PLUS matching thread, and a 9 inch metal zip if you’re planning to add as a feature. A list of suitable fabrics and suppliers will be supplied in booking confirmation
Your own licensed copy of the tilly and the buttons coco pattern, All tools and machinery needed to make your dress, pattern paper, light refreshments throughout the day, plus a awesome sewing playlist to keep you motivated!
Really loved this class. I feel finally confident at having a go at adapting patterns to suit me. Claire-Louise is a great, professional teacher and we had a fantastic hands on and practical session. Well recommended.