Beginners Stretch Dressmaking : Sew CoCo 23/24-3

£62.50 £52.50

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Saturday 23rd March 10am – 11.30am & Sunday 24th March 10am – 2pm


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

As this is a brand new class, we are offering an introductory reduced price, to allow us to monitor class timings, instructions and photograph processes.  

What to expect?


  • Check our measurements,  to decide which size we are going to use, grading if necessary.
  • Trace our 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.


  • Placing pattern in the most economical way on your fabric, to lessen wastage.
  • Cut out fabrics
  • Learning sewing language – understanding the instructions
  • Construct 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.

Who is this class suitable for?

  • Beginners to sewing dressmaking welcome – BUT you must be able to thread you machine, wind a bobbin and sew in a straight line.
  • 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.

Tutor: Fiona (our stretch pro)


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