Have your learned how to use your machine but aren’t sure where to start with dressmaking? This workshop is a great first step into making clothes for yourself, you’ll learn some great new skills that you can use in any number of future projects.
In the Sleeveless top workshop we will be using the Sorbetto Top by Coletterie. It is available in UK sizes 4 to 22.
We will start off the course with an introduction to digital sewing patterns….how to buy, download, print out and cut a digital download sewing pattern.
In making your Sleeveless Top you will learn several sewing techniques: understanding and following a simple pattern, cutting your fabric, stay stitching, bust darts, creating a pleat, french seams, application of bias binding and creating a hem.
Bring with you
:: Sewing machine, power cable, foot pedal, user manual OR borrow one of my machines
:: Fabric for your top, pre-washed and pressed. See Sorbetto Fabric Requirements for exact amount and fabric suggestions
:: Bias Binding, 3m in a colour or pattern to co-ordinate with your main fabric
:: Thread to co-ordinate
:: Sewing/fabric scissors, pins, chalk/fabric marker, tape measure
This workshop will take place over two separate 3 hour sessions (6 hours in total)