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Dressmaking Techniques - 3 Day Class by Teesh

When: Oct 9, 2019
10:30 am

Dressmaking Techniques                    3 Day class $75 + Kit fee $25=100 

3-Day Class:

Wed, Oct 2,9 &16,2019


Kit includes detailed handouts and precut materials for two variations of this dress; a doll size and a 12 month size.



Day 1&2-Bodice Features, Parts 1-5

1.How to make continuous bias tape from a square of fabric.

2.How to make single and double fold bias tape.

3.How to attach double fold bias tape to curves and unlined bodice to ensure cover stitching catches all layers, even around tight corners!

4.How to make your own “China tape” and apply it to the neckline and armholes of a lined bodice.

5.How to modify the Good Deeds Dress to add a side tab and ties to the lined bodice which makes the dress easier to slip into.

Day 2&3-Skirt Features, Parts 6-9

6.Make and attach a rectangular skirt to an unlined bodice.

7.Make and attach waistband and skirt ruffles to a lined bodice with tab and ties.

8.Ruffling Tips: Common mistakes and fixes.

9.Practice using Differential Feed setting and evaluate how full to make the ruffles on your project.