Beginners Stretch Dressmaking : Sew CoCo 4/5 ~ 5/5


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Saturday 4th May 10am – 11.30am & Sunday 5th May 10am – 3pm


Over the weekend we’re sewing the Tilly and the Buttons Jersey Dress, the COCO.

What to expect?


  • Check your measurements,  to decide which size you are going to use, grading between sizes, if necessary.
  • Trace your pattern, transferring all markings and information (you may be required to complete cutting out your pattern at home).
  • Discuss fabric choices.  You will be able to purchase your fabric from us on Saturday with a 10% discount.
  • If you already have fabric – please bring on Saturday
  • At home – we recommend you prewash your fabric ready for Sunday sewing.
  • Choosing matching thread.
  • Testing sewing stitches.


  • Placing pattern in the most economical way on your fabric, to lessen wastage.
  • Cut out fabrics.
  • Learning sewing language – understanding the instructions.
  • Constructing your dress with stretch seams.
  • Using a walking foot.
  • Hemming  (if we run out of time, you may have to complete at home)

What is included?

  • A copy of Tilly and the Buttons Coco (£12.50) If you already have a copy please let us know.
  • Matching thread.
  • Use of machines, tools and tracing paper.

What you need to bring along:

  • If you already have fabric, take along on both days.
  • If you don’t have fabric, you can purchase from us on Saturday, with a 10% discount.

Who is this class suitable for?

  • Beginners to sewing dressmaking welcome – BUT can achieve skills level 1.
  • Please note the pattern size range is a UK 6 to 20, in this class we will not be grading the pattern smaller or larger than pattern sizes. Bust size : 30 inch to 44 inch.

Lunch: Sunday we will stop for approximately 30 minutes for lunch.  Please bring your own.  Refreshments provided throughout each session.

Tutor: Fiona (our stretch pro)


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