Beginners Dressmaking Workshop

Sew a dress in this 4 week course! Whether it’s your first attempt at a dress or you have a new pattern to begin. Join our small-sized sewing class.


Sew Make Create

Sew Make Create

5.0 (2)

4 x 3 hours Class size 3 to 4 label $390


In-person classes are permitted in NSW, under the state government's guidelines

Your teacher, Sew Make Create is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

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We are cleaning more frequently all common areas and surfaces, and after each class. We recommend that you wash your hands on arrival, and our workshop is arranged so that workshop attendees are seated the recommended distance from each other. And will make sure we always have available hand sanitiser, tissues and hand towel.

Create a dress of your choice in this 4 week sewing course! If you’re a bit nervous to start a dress all on your own, would like some help with fitting, pattern making and finishing, or just love to sew and are looking at maybe challenging yourself while learning some new skills, then this course is perfect for you.

Over the 4 weeks, under the guidance of an experienced Teacher, you will learn about reading sewing patterns, cutting and marking fabric, small fitting alterations, ironing techniques for dress making, sewing tricks, different garments closures, hemming techniques and more. Melanie also specialises in vintage dressmaking, covering designs and techniques.

Find a great pattern and buy some gorgeous fabric to make yourself a dress! This course is 4 x 3 hour lessons, over 4 consecutive weeks. Like all our sewing workshops, this is an intimate class so that each person gets enough attention and assistance, with a maximum of 4 students per class.

You are welcome to use our workshop sewing machines and overlockers, or you can bring your own. You must provide your own pattern, fabrics and accessories.

Please note, you need to have recent sewing experience to attend this workshop. You should have at least completed a beginners sewing course, and be able to set up and operate a sewing machine independently. If you would like to learn how to sew or you need a refresher you can attend our Introduction to Sewing Course.

About Melanie Elron

Melanie is the owner of Elevator Girl Vintage, specialising in vintage custom dressmaking, and is passionate about sharing her love of creating garments. She teaches sewing and dressmaking to help students build the skills to create their own well-made, well-fitting garments.


Knowledge Required
For sewists with basic sewing skills or more. You need to have recent sewing experience to attend this workshop. You should have at least completed a beginners sewing course, and be able to set up and operate a sewing machine independently.
 
What you'll get
You are welcome to use our workshop sewing machine and overlockers, or bring your own. This the perfect dressmaking workshop in a small-sized class.
 
What to bring
Your choice of dress pattern that has been approved by the Teacher. All fabrics and accessories required for your dress.
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 4 consecutive weeks, at the same time each week.

Location

Sew Make Create - Suite 4, 38 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW

Your teacher can also travel within 30km of Chippendale for private classes

Your teacher
Sew Make Create
Sew Make Create

5.0 (2)

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