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Tilly And The Buttons Jumpsuit


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

Wednesday 15th, 22nd and 29th June 2018 – 6.30pm–9.00pm

£78.50 (fabric, pattern & notions included in this price).

This workshop is suitable for adult confident beginners who can already use a sewing machine. The jumpsuit can be made for sizes 6–20 (see size chart below).

What is the cost?
This 7.5-hour workshop costs £78.50 – don’t forget fabric, pattern and notions are included in this price! You can either pay online, in my shop or over the telephone.

What is included?

  • Tilly & The Buttons pattern which you can take away with you at the end of the workshop
  • Choice of suitable fabrics from my shop
  • Sufficient interfacing
  • Thread & elastic
  • Concealed zip
  • Workroom tools including scissors
  • Use of Juki Sewing Machine
  • Overlocker
  • 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 sew seams and overlock them
Apply interfacing to the fabric
Attach facings and neaten edges
Add pockets and insert darts
Elasticated waistband
Concealed zip
Attach shoulder straps

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 the fabric
To allow me to prepare for the course, fabric will need to be chosen before the day. I will therefore email you approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the course commencing offering you a choice of fabrics. You are of course welcome to pop into the shop to choose your fabrics.

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 UK6 UK8 UK10 UK12 UK14 UK16 UK18 UK20
Bust 81cm 86cm 91.5cm 96.5cm 101.5cm 106.5cm 1111.5cm 117cm
Waist 61cm 66cm 71cm 76cm 81cm 86.5cm 91.5cm 96.5cm
Hips 84cm 89cm 94cm 99cm 104cm 109cm 114cm 119.5cm

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!

Please note, if you would like a gift certificate for this purchase please enter a note at checkout and I will contact you for details.

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