Sewing + Patternmaking INT: Shirtdress (Series of 7)
We suggest taking our Sewing & Pattern making Basic: Womenswear class before this class, but it is not necessarily a requirement. Please contact us to discuss your level of experience.
7 session course total 21 hours
Once a week (same time each week)
All sewing tools & domestic sewing machines provided.
Fabric NOT included – Non-stretch cotton fabrics recommended. Please get in touch for any clarifications.
The classic button-up Work-Shirt is a staple of any wardrobe. Forget the endless struggle to find one that fits you perfectly off the rack, here’s your chance to tailor a custom collared piece for yourself!
Develop your basic block to a button-up shirt-dress complete with shirt yoke, collar, collar stand, set-in sleeves and tower sleeve placket. We will take you through these shirtmaking construction techniques: Front placket construction with a double-layered finished yoke, Setting in sleeves, Barrel cuffs & tower sleeve plackets, Collar & collar stand construction and narrow hemming curves.
Pick up essential shirt-making techniques with our easy-to-understand lessons in small-class sizes taught by friendly trainers!
In addition to class hours, courses include ONE optional replacement class; additional studio time is chargeable.
What You’ll Learn:
- How to develop basic blocks to full collared shirt with sleeves.
- Hands-on stitching practice and effective sewing steps for shirt-making.
- understanding of drafting patterns, layout and cutting on-grain
Classes start on time, please arrive 5 mins early if possible.