Freehand Cutting: The six piece dress

In this fun workshop, learn from Chinelo how to create this amazing A line dress which is flattering for almost all body shapes. The lessons learnt will include freehand drafting and cutting of the dress and sleeves, construction of the dress, sleeve setting and finishing. You will also learn how i quickly insert an invisible zip and how to finish your hems with horsehair braid. A fully pictured step by step handout will be given to each attendee at the begining of the workshop.

Attendees will need to bring:
Sewing machine,
measuring tape,
fabric scissors,
tailor's chalk (or something to mark your fabric with),
4-5yards of cotton or cotton like fabric (when selecting your fabric, avoid anything with an obvious repeat pattern. This dress is not lined so bear in mind the transparency of your chosen fabric. The fabric used for the sample dress in the picture is availible at £20 for a 6 yards bundle, send me an email with your booking to request this fabric), Matching thread
24" invisible zip.

Horsehair braid will be provided on the day.

Beverages and snacks will also be provide however you are advised to bring your own lunch with you.

Duration 1d 8h
Price $165.00
Maximum guests 11
City Canning Town
Area E16
Cancellation Non-refundable

Whilst you are guaranteed a great day filled with laughter, it's important you come eager to learn and stay focused so you get the best out of the workshop and most importantly a finished garment!!

Canning Town
London
United Kingdom

This location is approximate. You will be provided with the exact location after you have booked.

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Recommended
no image fay

Chinello took her time to work with all of us at different levels

July 2017
no image Lekeleli

I couldn't recommend the freehand cutting workshop more. Chinelo explained the steps in a way that I as a sewing beginner understood the process. It was a wonderful experience, I love my dress and can't wait to make more pieces.

June 2017
no image Juliet

Freehand cutting and sewing was a pretty daunting experience until I attended this session with Chinelo. She made every step clear and straightforward. I can't wait to get on with my free hand sewing journey!!!!

June 2017
no image Sonia

Information-packed, hands-on workshop. Loved it! Only wish it were longer.

May 2017
no image Kim

Wonderful day spent with a very patient teacher explaining her method of cutting patterns/clothes to fit. Chinelo thank you so much. Definitely will go on another class.

May 2017
no image Carmen

Really wonderful, my dress looks amazing and fits like a glove. Made a shirt from the same block the very next day and ordered more material to make 2 more dresses!

May 2017
no image Sarah

I started sewing again because I was inspired by Chinelo, been taught by her was such a privilege as it bought out my creativity and to work outside the conventional sewing techniques. I gave the overall experience fours stars because I didn't finish the dress during the workshop but it was good value for money. I am glad I came to the workshop and I am excited to wear my dress.

May 2017

$165.00

Please contact me for activity dates.

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