This course is for you, it is a a lovely project to make a little girls reversible pinafore dress ages 2-6 years. You will learn how to join side-seams. Bag out the neck and armholes and grade the curved seams to allow a smooth curve.
Tutor: Wendy Turner
Aims of the course:
To teach you all the skills you need to become confident with dressmaking.
Cut out a commercial pattern
Read a pattern
Understand terms used
Cut your fabric correctly
Methods of putting your garment together
Tips on which seams to use and where
Correct pressing techniques
Professional finishing hints and tips
Bag out neck and armholes
Add a decorative top stitch to the neck and armholes
Apply a hem binding correctly
Also make buttonholes
70cm of main fabric (maybe needlecord)
70cm of contrasting fabric for the reversible side of the dress
1.2 m x 3cm matching bias binding
We can provide sewing machines but would prefer you to bring your own if possible.
Materials are available to purchase in store.
Tea, coffee and biscuits included in your lesson, but you do need to bring a pack lunch to this class.
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5 places available
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