3 hour workshop
This is a great introduction into our 'Ultimate Beginners' workshop range. Super easy to construct, using both sewing machines and overlockers.
You will bring along your own 'stretch' fabrics for this workshop.
- Understanding a commercial pattern ( Simplicity 8947)
- Placing pattern into fabric and transfering markings
- Cutting out
Dress construction using sewing machines and overlockers
Suitable Fabrics: Double knit, fleece, sweatshirt fleece, terry knit, loop back sweatshirting, scuba.
We have the following sizes in this Simplicity 8947 pattern:
Sizing and Fabric needed:
A = Bust 29.5" Hip 31.5"
B = Bust 30.5" - 31.5" Hip 32.5" - 33.5" C = Bust 32.5" - 34" Hip 34.5" - 36" D = Bust 36" - 38" Hip 38" - 40" E = Bust 40" - 42" Hip 42" - 44" F = Bust 44" - 46" Hip 46" - 48" G = Bust 48 Hip 50"
Fabric: Sizes A - E = 2 metres x 150cm wide Sizes F - G = 2.5 metres x 150cm wide
Important info: If your fabric is shorter than 150cm wide, you will need more in length.
Please ensure your size is available before booking. If you have any questions regarding sizing, please contact the studio. Patterns can not be altered in this workshop.
What Do I Need To Bring? Don't forget your fabrics!
Do I Need To Provide Information Before I Attend? No, just turn up on the day!
Policy Please note: Doors close 15 minutes after the start time on all workshops. No free reschedules or refunds to latecomers. We can not reschedule your booking if you forget your fabrics.
Workshop Duration This is a 3 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time.
Age Restrictions This workshop is suitable for 14 years and above
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None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, The Fashion Box
Who we are: The Fashion Box Group was founded in 2013.
After graduating from Central Saint Martins, with a post-graduate degree in Advanced Innovative Pattern Cutting, Craig (Mr Fashion Box!) embarked on a kaleidoscope of successful ventures within the fashion industry. During this time, he has worked alongside a huge selection of fashion houses, new designers and is a mentor to many university lecturers and fashion graduates.
Craig has over 15 years experience in teaching in universities and colleges, as well as with private clients. As a result, he is accomplished at getting the best out of both groups of students and one-to-one situations.
After 7 years at Istituto Marangoni, he left to pursue his dreams of opening his own fashion school, which resulted in The Fashion Box Academy.
Craig is also Head of Fashion at LCCA, and is currently writing a programmes for The London College of Contemporary Arts’ MA course in Luxury Fashion Design.
Craig has been the Collection Manager for Qasimi Homme, worked alongside Sadie Clayton, and is currently working on production of a collection for Liberty of London.
Please remember your fabric.
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.