Beginners' Dressmaking Skills

  • £85.00


A one-day workshop teaching the basic terminology and techniques of dressmaking.

To attend this workshop you should be able to use a sewing machine independently (i.e. thread a machine and sew a straight line). If you are a complete beginner you should attend Make Friends With The Sewing Machine before this workshop.

The workshop focuses on construction methods used in dressmaking:

  • Taking your measurements
  • Understanding symbols and dressmaking terminology
  • Marking and Sewing Darts
  • Sewing seams and finishing raw edges
  • Staystitching
  • Invisible Zips
  • Interfacings and facings
  • Layering/grading
  • Clipping
  • Understitching
  • Finishings and hems

Beginners' Workshop. 4 x 2hrs or condensed into a 1 day (6 hours) workshop. All materials supplied. Please bring a packed lunch for the day workshop!


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