Two Day Weekend Beginners Dressmaking Workshop - The Craft Studio
Two Day Dressmaking: Simple Shift Dress



Two Day Dressmaking: Simple Shift Dress


Learn basic dressmaking skills and make a garment in this two day beginners dressmaking course. This course will teach you all about how to read and understand a commercial pattern, how to measure yourself correctly and tips and techniques on how to get that all important finish.


Two Day Weekend Beginners Dressmaking

Make A Simple Shift Dress.

During this 2 Day Weekend Dressmaking workshop  you will learn how to:


Read and understand the information on a pattern envelope.

Measure yourself correctly and choose the right size garment to make.

Lay out pattern pieces and understand and how to transfer pattern markings.

Make simple pattern and fit adjustments.

How to apply interfacing and facings

How to create and sew darts

How to insert a lapped zip

How to set in sleeves

How to finish garment seams


Sat 25th March / Sat 1st April 2017


Weekend 10.00am – 4.00pm

Course Length

2 Days (12 Hours)

Suitable For

Experienced Beginners

Fabric Requirements:

If your fabric is 45″ wide all sizes 10-22 will require 2.4m

If your fabric is 60″ wide all sizes 10-22 will require 1.30 m

You will also need 0.30cm of lightweight fusible interfcacing

20 inch zip

And a hook and eye.

We have a gorgeous range of fabrics available in our shop if you would like to purchase on the day. We also sell interfacing and zips.

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