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Simple Short Sleeved Jersey Dress

Two week sewing class – part of the GillyBee Designs range of sewing classes in Norwich

Saturday 13th October and 20th October 2018 – 2.00pm–5.00pm

£69.00–£79.00 (fabric, pattern & notions included in this price).

This workshop is suitable for adult confident beginners who can already use a sewing machine as you will be working with jersey fabric. This simple jersey dress by McCalls can be made in sizes 4–26. You will learn to sew with jersey receiving lots of tips from me, sew seams and overlock them and insert sleeves. You will also finish off your hems on the Coverstitch machine.

What is the cost?
This 6-hour workshop costs £69.00 (Size 4–14) and £79.00 (Size 16–26) – don’t forget fabric, pattern and notions are included in this price! You can either pay online, in my shop or over the telephone.

If you are purchasing the course as a gift, I can send you a certificate by post or email. Please choose this option when booking.

What is included?

  • McCalls pattern M7432 which you can away with you at the end of the workshop
  • Choice of suitable fabrics from my shop (you can make your choice at booking)
  • Thread
  • Workroom tools including scissors
  • Use of Juki Sewing Machine
  • Overlocker
  • Coverstitch
  • Iron for pressing
  • Light refreshments – as much tea, coffee, water & biscuits as you want!

What you will learn
How to prepare the fabric, layout pattern and cut out
Learn to work with jersey fabric
Sew seams and overlock them
Apply binding

What you need to bring
Notebook and pen. You should bring your own pins and tape measure. You may also prefer to use your own dressmaking scissors. Please see my online shop for items that you can purchase, I am also happy to give you guidance on purchases – please feel free to contact me.

Choosing your fabric
You can choose from the fabrics pictured here – you can indicate your choice while booking below.

Choice A

Choice B

Choice C

Choice D

Choosing the size
It is most important that you measure before booking so that you can choose the size you wish to make on the booking page. The paper pattern is cut prior to the course so please ensure that you measure accurately. If you need help, please contact me. Please see the table below.

Size 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 20-22 24-26
Bust 75-78cm 80-83cm 87-92cm 97-102cm 107-112cm 117-122cm
Waist 56-58cm 61-64cm 67-71cm 76-81cm 87-94cm 99-105cm
Hips 80-83cm 85-88cm 92-97cm 102-107cm 112-117cm 122-127cm

Full payment is required on booking. You can book online below but if you would prefer you can pop into the shop or book over the telephone.

Where is the workshop held?
The course takes place in the GillyBee Sewing Room in my shop at 2 Cucumber Lane, Brundall NR13 5QY in a purpose built sewing room. We are a stone’s throw from the Postwick Hub and a few hundred yards from the Brundall roundabout on the A47. We have free parking next to the shop.

Want to know more?
Please do not hesitate to contact me by telephone 01603 716140, email gilly@gillybee.co.uk or pop into the shop at 2 Cucumber Lane, Brundall, Norwich NR13 5QY.

I look forward to welcoming you onto this workshop. Happy sewing!

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