Little Girls Reversible Pinafore Dress

This course is for you, it is a a lovely project to make a little girls reversible pinafore dress ages 2-6 years. You will learn how to join side-seams. Bag out the neck and armholes and grade the curved seams to allow a smooth curve.

Tutor: Wendy Turner

Aims of the course: 

To teach you all the skills you need to become confident with dressmaking.

  • Cut out a commercial pattern
  • Read a pattern
  • Understand terms used
  • Cut your fabric correctly
  • Methods of putting your garment together
  • Tips on which seams to use and where
  • Correct pressing techniques
  • Professional finishing hints and tips
  • Bag out neck and armholes
  • Add a decorative top stitch to the neck and armholes
  • Apply a hem binding correctly 
  • Also make buttonholes

Materials needed:

  • 70cm of main fabric (maybe needlecord)
  • 70cm of contrasting fabric for the reversible side of the dress
  • 1.2 m x 3cm matching bias binding
  • Matching thread
  • 2 buttons

We can provide sewing machines but would prefer you to bring your own if possible.

Materials are available to purchase in store.

Refreshments:

Tea, coffee and biscuits included in your lesson, but you do need to bring a pack lunch to this class.

Book now: 

This class will be running Wednesday 31st January & Thursday 1st March 2018