Get ready for the next season and create custom summer dress – from drawing a pattern to finishing the garment – this is high level sewing!
About this Event
Imagine you come to the store and find a dress fitting you like a glove – in the prefect colour, comfy material, with all the details you wish for – under $200. Freeking dream are you saying? Yes, it may be! But the perfect dress could become reality – sign up for dress making class!!
PREP DAY – Friday 6 PM to 9 PM:
– you will take each other measurments and learn how to create a pattern, you will count (really there is math involved) everything you need to draft the pattern
– we will talk about the design options, get to know each other and plan the weekend
DRAWING AND CUTTING DAY – Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM:
– from everything you learn last night you will now draft the raw pattern, learn how to adjust it, create your prefered dress design
-you learn how to lay down the pattern and cut the fabric for Sunday sewing
SEWING DAY – Sunday 10 AM to 6 PM:
– you will sew the dress, add finishing touches and details
– you will go home in a new dress (well probably not because it will be snowing, but you could 😉
What do you get?
– pattern created to your body measurements
– all machines, tools, supplies you need
– unlimited attention – class for 4 people only!!
– dress of your dreams
– good healthy snacks 🙂
What do you need to know?
– you need to know how to use sewing machine
– if you have no idea sign up for one of the Thursday evening SEWING 101 classes!!!
Fabric for the dress
– we offer small selection of materials you are absolutely welcome to use, but if you have something special in mind, you should purchase the material
If you decide to purchase, this is what you should get:
4 metres (5 yards) if it is a wide width (150 cm aka 60 inches)
or 6 metres (7 yards) if it is narrower, like 45 inches (120 cm)
What to bring?
– fabric (if you decide to purchase your own)
– bra you will be wearing in the dress – for measuring on Friday
– idea of your dress design
– comfy clothes
– good spirit