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Learn to sew a dungaree dress - Tilly and the Buttons Cleo dress

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Duration – 6 hours split over 2 sessions

This workshop will run on 2 dates. You must be able to attend both dates to complete the workshop.

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 0930-1230- 3 hours

Wednesday 9th May 2018 0930-1230 – 3 hours

Cost: £65 (includes full paper pattern worth £12.50 to take home and repeat project)

This workshop is suitable for those who have used a sewing machine before, can confidently thread the machine and bobbin and have a couple of sewing projects under their belt. If you need a beginners class or a refresher then have a look at beginners classes available.

Come and learn how to sew a dungaree-style dress – the Tilly and the Buttons Cleo dress
“Cleo is simple to sew, with no fiddly zips and minimal fitting required – hooray! Make it dungaree-style with buckles, or as a pinafore with button fastenings. Choose from mini length or knee length with optional centre-front split, patch pockets on front or back, and contrast top stitching. Wear Cleo all year round, layered over a t-shirt, shirt or sweater – the relaxed style makes it oh so comfortable!”

You will learn:

How to take essential body measurements and select your pattern size
How to identify pattern pieces required
How to lengthen/shorten pattern pieces if required
How to accurately cut out pattern pieces
How to identify the grainline of the fabric and lay out pattern pieces correctly
How to cut fabric accurately
How to apply interfacing to strengthen garments
How to top stitch using a twin needle and topstitching thread
What is included:

Full individual use of Janome sewing machines
Use of sewing tools
Selection of sewing threads
Full tuition to make your garment
Paper pattern and step by step instruction booklet worth £12.50
Dungaree buckles if choosing this version