Dressmaking Essentials Course

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Length: 5 week course $290

Starting: Thursday 19 April 6pm to 9.00pm with Bronwyn

                Saturday 28 April 9am to 12noon with Bronwyn

                (Saturdays alternate weeks see below for dates)          

Class Size: 6 

Location: NEW Sewing Adventures Studio Salisbury

Course Cost: $290 

Dressmaking Essentials is open to those with Beginner and Intermediate sewing skills who wish to learn and grow.  Each class is self paced learning course meaning that students work at their own pace using the patterns offered for their sewing level. Personal teaching and guidance is provided in a small group format.

Techniques will vary between levels with a choice of pattern projects offered at each level as your knowledge grows. The choice of commercial patterns for each level focus on different skills of dressmaking.

Please contact us for a course outline and starter checklist.

Beginners Level 1 has three projects including elastic waistband skirt, elastic waistband shorts and an easy pull over top. Various pattern options are provided to suit a variety of students tastes.

    Beginners Level 2 has three projects including skirt with a dress zipper, top with sleeves and a dress with invisible style zipper.

    Intermediate Level 1 includes a lined jacket or bolero and follows with a cocktail style dress with lining and zipper.

      Intermediate Level 2 includes work style pants with zipper and a work style business shirt with collar and cuffs.

      Saturday Classes are scheduled for 28 April, 12 May, 2 June, 16 June and 30 June. If you are interested in a daytime class please touch base.

      What's included:

      • Staggered start times to keep the class moving
      • Professional teaching in a fun and friendly environment
      • 12.5 hours of sewing tuition in a group of up to 6 students
      • Assistance with commercial patterns 
      • Tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going!

      You will need to bring/supply:

      • Your sewing machine and sewing kit
      • Fabric details will be provided after booking.
      • Your choice of pattern from the options for your level - list will be supplied but we now also offer selected in house printed patterns for your use.

      Skill level required:

      This course is designed for those with good basic sewing skills.  If you haven’t sewn before or have been sewing for a little while we recommend our Beginner Basics course as a refresher.   We also recommend our Fit And Flatter Course for those interested in creating personal drafting and blocks or our mini Course The Classic Dress for a great starter option.

      Please read our booking terms and conditions for our classes before purchase.


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