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Fitting unpicked: Learn to fit a dress pattern

76 Botany Rd
Waterloo NSW 2017

Wednesdays, 5:30pm to 3pm Wednesday 28 April to Wednesday 19 May

These weekly sessions allow you to gain confidence in measuring and fitting your own patterns - you'll learn how to measure yourself, sew a toile, amend a base/block pattern and make fit adjustments as well as lots of new skills for creating the perfect fit!

This workshop runs over 4 consecutive Wednesday Evenings.

We'll be working on a dress pattern in this class that can be used for dresses and tops! 


Beginner level - however, we require that you know the basics of sewing and are confident completing a sewing project on your own. 

You'll learn how to:

  • Take your own measurements

  • Read a pattern and decide which size to cut

  • Learn about garment and design ease

  • Prep and sew a toile

  • Fit a garment

  • Amend a pattern and make adjustments

  • Use your base pattern to check the fit of your sewing patterns

  • If there's time - learn to pattern hack your block to create designs!

What's included:

  • Base/block pattern (Worth $39)

  • Digital fit book (Worth $59)

  • Toiling Fabric 

  • Pattern paper

  • Tools and Equipment

  • Sewing Machines

  • Cutting Tables

  • Plenty of Hand Sanitizer and Wipes!

 Feel free to bring your own equipment if you'd prefer!

What you'll need to bring:

  • Notebook

Supported by the City Of Sydney.

Covid-safe information

You will be required to complete a booking form beforehand to confirm you have not been to any covid hotspots. You will also be required to sign in upon arrival.

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