Learn to sew a dress.

Learn to sew a dress.


Join us for another learn how to sew a dress workshop.

In this workshop we will be making a box framed dress, Below is a brief breakdown of the class and what to expect. This workshop is a day workshop with no more than 6 attendees so that we can all together have a better learning environment.


  • Intro to the sewing machine – threading (refresher from the beginner course)

  • Identifying and rectifying sewing problems

    Lunch break .

  • Understanding your measurements

  • Fabrics – understanding fabric types and their qualities

  • Calculating and understanding fabric consumption

  • Important questions to ask your fabric supplier

  • Preparing fabrics ready for sewing

  • How to lay your pattern pieces correctly

  • How to cut out correctly

  • Marking your pattern pieces ready for sewing

  • Sewing your dress and seam allowance

  • Hems and small tailoring methods for a professional finish.

By the end of the class you will walk away with a handmade dress, as well as patterns and files to aid your future makes.

all materials , patterns and refreshments are provided in this workshop, however we do ask that you bring your own lunch ( there are supermarkets and cafes near by if needed).

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