Beginners Dressmaking – Sew a Cleo

£85.00

Beginners Dressmaking – Sew a Cleo

In this workshop, you will be making a Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Dungaree Dress from start to finish over 1 day. Cleo is perfect for layering over t-shirts and can be made in a 2 different lengths.

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Start
27/07/2019 10:00 am
End
27/07/2019 4:00 pm
Phone
01423 566003
 

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Beginners Dressmaking – Sew a Cleo

This beginners dressmaking workshop is suitable for people that can use a sewing machine but might not yet have made a garment.  If you have not sewn for a long time, or are new to use a machine, why not take part in the Complete Beginners sewing workshop first?

In this workshop, you will be making a Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Dungaree Dress from start to finish over 1 day. Cleo is perfect for layering over t-shirts and can be made in a 2 different lengths.

In this workshop you will learn to:

  • Measure yourself to choose a size
  • Grade between sizes if needed
  • Read a pattern
  • Trace a pattern out
  • Cut out fabric accurately
  • Sew thicker fabrics
  • Create facings
  • Top stitch
  • Attach buckles
  • Create a leg slit
  • Create a patch pocket
  • Hem a garment

What to bring:

  • Any fabric that you’d like to use instead of ours
  • Your lunch

We will provide:

  • A copy of the Cleo pattern for you to take with you
  • A choice of fabric
  • The use of one of our lovely Janome sewing machines, though feel free to bring your own if you’d rather
  • Drinks and snacks from our lovely neighbouring bakeries
  • Irons and ironing boards
  • A sewing tool box for you to use during the session
  • A 10% discount off everything in the shop during the day of the workshops

Please note that this pattern is suitable for UK sizes 8-20, so if you fall outside of this range, contact us before booking.

Please refer to our FAQ section for workshop terms and conditions before making your booking.

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