The Classic Dress Course

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Length: 3 weeks

Starting: Wednesday 14 March 6.30pm to 9.00pm with Bronwyn

Location: NEW Sewing Adventures Studio Salisbury

Course Cost: $190

Are you an advanced beginner and wanting to sew for you?

Want to learn how to read and create from a commercial pattern?

Need to know about pattern jargon and terms?

Do you want to learn about selecting a pattern, fabric and construction ?

Our new mini course is the perfect step into dressmaking and working with commercial patterns while helping you to create an amazing dress, with fit and style.

This versatile pattern can be made to suit your own taste....  a fabulous little black dress.... a summer floral frock.... a work day dress or sew the perfect race day outfit!

The Classic Dress has so many options - with full or slim skirt, each in two lengths - above the knee or knee length, a shaped waistband that can be made in contrasting fabric along with a flattering back v-neckline and a zipper.

This mini course will guide you through the basics of dressmaking with hands on learning lessons.  You will learn all about the terms of commercial patterns and come away with new skills and classic dress what you can enjoy and wear!

What’s included:

  • Professional teaching in a fun and friendly environment
  • 9 hours of sewing tuition in a group of up to 6 students
  • Calico for creating your toile
  • Brown paper for drafting
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going

You will need to bring/supply:

  • Your sewing machine and basic sewing items. 
  • Materials such as a french curve, ruler, tracing wheel,sticky tape and mechanical pencil are required. The Studio does have equipment on hand but should you wish to purchase your own kit cost is $40.
  • A copy of the pattern.

Skill level required:
This is an advanced beginner mini course and you need to basic sewing skills. It is expected that students will have sewn with or tried pdf and/or commercial patterns prior to the workshop.

Please read our booking terms and conditions for our classes before purchase. It is important to note that this course requires you to attend each and every class.  If you miss a class - it is very difficult to catch up due to the important learning lessons. Sewing Adventures and our teachers are not responsible for failure to attend the set course.

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