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Intermediate workshop - shift dress (discount code- stitch 25)

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Durning Hall

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Earlham Grove, London

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Knee length shift dress with cap sleevesI
ntermediate workshop – Shift dress (discount code - stitch 25)

Cost of workshop £70


This is a 1 day class and is designed for intermediate sewers who have had a range of experience. You will make this lovely little shift dress with cap sleeves. You will need to bring your own materials for this workshop and a matching zip. See below for recommendations.


What will you learn in this workshop:


  • How to adapt the pattern (shorten / lengthen)

  • Understand some basic pattern symbols

  • How to accurately lay out the pattern templates onto the fabric

  • How to lengthen or shorten a pattern template

  • How to sew darts

  • How to insert a zip

  • How to do a range of hems

  • How to sew in a facing

  • How to sew in sleeves


By the end of the workshop you will take home your new skills along with your completed dress, pattern template and instructions for making. If you would like to use your own sewing machine, you are welcome to bring it along.

Fabric recommendation and amounts


Fabrics – Medium weight cotton, linen and linen mixtures, medium weight gabardine, cotton sateen, medium weight crepe, light weight denim, chambray, medium weight cotton mixtures.

Amount needed will depend on the width of the fabric so please pay careful attention to the fabric widths you are buying.


140/150cm wide fabric

  • Size 8 - 10 - 1. 50 metres

  • Size 12 - 16 - 2 metres

  • Size 18 - 22 - 2.50 metres

115cm wide fabric

  • Size 8 - 10 - 1.50 metres,

  • Size 12 - 16 - 2 metres

  • Size 18 - 22 - 2.50 metres

Size of zip approximately 20-22 inches

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Forest Gate

Durning Hall

Unit 1, The business centre

Earlham Grove, London

E7 9AB

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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