*SEW THE ETTA DRESS*
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This project is an advanced make bringing together techniques for making button bands and buttonholes. The workshop runs over two days for 5 hours per day on a Tuesday and a Thursday between 11 am and 4 pm.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY:
What you will learn: How to cut your fabric and pattern match at the centre front - Transfer pattern markings - How to stitch darts correctly - Make and attach the collar - Attach bodice to skirt - Making button bands and buttonholes - Sewing on buttons - Be introduced to lightweight interfacing
All materials included: fabric, thread and buttons.
Level: This workshop is best suited to a very confident beginner as it requires more than the basic sewing machine skills including being comfortable in sewing straight lines. However, no experience sewing sleeves is needed.
Cost: £150 (teaching and materials excluding optional sewing machine hire* (£5 per day*)).
You are advised to bring a sewing machine that you are familiar with along with the appropriate foot i.e. a standard foot. If you are unable to bring a sewing machine and would like to make use of a sewing machine on site there is an extra fee of £5 per day to cover the hire fee. Kindly notify me as soon as possible if you require use of a sewing machine.
Maximum class size: 6.
Location: 397 - 411 Westferry Road, London, E14 3AE
Food and drink: You will have full use of the shared kitchen area and facilities including tea and coffee. This also includes use of the fridge and microwave. Kindly bring your own food as eating establishments in the immediate area are limited.
"You are a fabulous and inspiring teacher Adaku! Can't believe I made a skirt!"
"Thanks for an amazing day!"
Adaku Parker is the author of the bestselling sewing book: Sewing with African Wax Print Fabric. This sewing pattern is included in the book. Click the link above to purchase.