Make a simple shift dress
This is the perfect class to learn how to make a simple summer dress. The course is either one full day at the weekend, or 2 evening sessions on consecutive weeks
In this class you will learn
- How to sew and insert short sleeves
- Create an uneven hemline
- Sew slits at the sides of the dress
- Finish off a neckline with a facing
- learn some simple pattern variations
Cost: £90 (max number of 6 students)
Time: 10.30 am – 17.30 pm weekends. 18.30-21.30 evenings. Arrive early as session starts promptly!
Materials required: up to 2.5 m of fabric for the dress (depending on size see here for info) Matching thread. Fabrics suitable are- woven fabrics like mid weight cotton and cotton blends, light weight denim, linen and linen blends:
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and snacks provided. Do Bring along a sandwich for lunch at the weekend
When & Where
The Thrifty Stitcher
Claire-Louise Hardie is the Sewing Producer to "The Great British Sewing Bee" and Author of "The Great British Sewing Bee- Fashion with Fabric" She's also a professional Costumier and Guest presenter on Create and Craft TV. We offer small sized, friendly sewing classes and courses in Stoke Newington North London.
Our mission is to de-mystify the art of sewing and clothes making, showing you just how easy and fun it can be. We offer a range of contemporary sewing classes, suitable for adults at all levels. Fitting is our passion, and we love to helping students make clothes that fit.
Come and be inspired at our lovely working studio, and leave with a passion for sewing