BASIC Sewing & Patternmaking: Dress (Series of 8)

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8 session course total 20 hours (2.5 hour class)

We hear you! Yes, we love our dresses too! In this intensive basic foundation class, you will learn how to take accurate measurements, draft a dress from scratch, and install a lining! Covering a variety of necklines, skirt variations and adding sleeves, construct a figure-flattering and sophisticated dress complete with beautiful finishes.

Perfect for all body shapes and sizes! Build confidence in your sewing skills and learn how to add a lining and install a concealed zipper.

Develop the skills you need to move on to more complicated pieces to create fit & dimension.

Pick up dressmaking tricks-of-the-trade with our easy-to-understand lessons in small class sizes taught by friendly trainers!


What You’ll Learn:

  • Take accurate body measurements
  • Customize your own dress block and pick up the skills to do for others too!
  • Learn patternmaking variations in necklines, skirts, and learn how to draw a sleeve from scratch.
  • Sewing construction techniques include invisible zipper installation, assembling panels and concealing finishes with a lining
  • Pick up finishing skills and techniques to make your garment look polished and immaculately done on both the outside & the inside.

Classes start on time, please arrive 5 mins early if possible.

In addition to class hours, courses include ONE optional replacement class; additional studio time is charged at $30/hr. 


Individual & group workshops are available to book on request, please enquire. We also offer workshops not listed & can tailor them to suit your needs.

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