Make a dungaree dress - Intermediate
Course duration: 6 hours total
Course price: £80
What will I make: A dungaree dress
Course materials: £17 (optional)
This 6 hour sewing course is designed for those who already know their way around a sewing machine and are ready to tackle more advanced sewing projects. Ideally, you would have completed our Sew Complete course for beginners & Sew Capable.course for interm. You'll need to know how to use a sewing machine with confidence, have already made a garment using a commercial pattern and be familiar with hems, seam allowances and zips.
This lovely dungaree is available in size 6-20 UK so you can make one for a member of your family or yourself.. The sewing course is usually made up of 2 x 3 hour sessions run over 2 consecutive weeks, but we also schedule crash courses. You can check our schedule by clicking the book button.
Session 1 - Using a Dungaree Dress Pattern
The first half of the class you will spend taking measurements, understanding all pattern symbols, lay, mark and pin pattern to fabric, cut out and lean different ways of securing your fabric raw edges incl. overlockers. The second half of the session you will have the chance to practice top stitching, adding pockets and start constructing the garment. Please bring along the following materials:
- Dungaree fabric - size 8-16
- - Either 1.9m (190cm) of 115cm wide heavy cotton, linen blends, denim, corduroy, cotton drill, wool
- - OR 1.3m (130cm) of 140cm wide heavy cotton, linen blends, denim, corduroy, cotton drill, wool
- - Matching thread
- - 2 x 30-35mm wide dungaree buckles & 2 x buttons (20-25mm)
- Buy materials & fabric from us for £17 on arrival for this session.
Session 2 - Construct Your Dungaree Dress
During this class you will build on the work and skills covers in the last session. You will spend time putting together and completing your garment and walk away with your brand new creation by the end of the class.
Just to sew things up...
All sewing machines, and equipment are provided, although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, you are welcome to.
Refreshments and biscuits are included and a glass of wine for all evening classes to help create a seamless atmosphere.
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