Make a Tilly & The Buttons Bettine Dress Workshop – Saturday 2nd March: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday 2nd March: 9.30am – 4.30pm
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Make a Tilly & The Buttons Bettine Dress Workshop
What you will make….. A fabulous Tilly & The Buttons Bettine Dress.
What you will learn….. In this Make a Tilly & The Buttons Bettine Dress Workshop you will learn how to improve your garment making knowledge, measure yourself correctly to ensure a perfect fit, how to cut out your garment without wasting fabric, how to use a pattern block, how to correctly attach your pattern pieces together and apply professional finishing touches. You will also learn how to successfully insert elastic, shape the neck & armholes & hem your dress. At the end of the workshop you should have a fabulous completed Dress, which you can proudly say was handmade by you!
The skills you learn from this workshop should enable you to try further projects but we also offer lots of other sewing workshops to build up your confidence and develop your sewing techniques. Please take a look at our other workshops.
What’s included….. The use of a sewing machine, A new Tilly & The Buttons Bettine Dress Pattern to take home and any other equipment required, interfacing, 15% off any of Bibelot’s fabric, etc purchased to use in the workshop, refreshments, light lunch tea, coffee and homemade cake served on vintage china.
You will also receive a 10% off voucher (valid for one week) for any haberdashery or craft items. (Please note: the 15% and 10% discounts cannot be combined. The 15% off is to be used before the workshop to purchase the fabric that will be used for your dress. The 10% off voucher can be used for any haberdashery or craft item that you buy up to a week after the workshop.)
What you need to bring….. You will need to bring fabric: UK sizes 6 – 20 = 2 metres (2 1/4 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 3 metres (3 1/4 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide, matching thread and 2 x buttons to match your fabric. Elastic (9-12mm or ½ inch wide) – you need enough to go around your waist with a 2cm overlap. You can purchase all the above from us and receive 15% off. The fabric must be of a fixed weave, cotton or cotton poplin or something of a similar weight. The fabric must not be jersey or stretch fabric or have stripes, checks or patterns that need matching. These fabrics can be more difficult to work with and are not suitable for beginners. If you are unsure of anything please get in touch with us and we will be happy to advise.
What skills you need to already have….. You must be confident with basic sewing on a sewing machine to come to this dressmaking workshop.
Level – Beginner (but must be confident with basic sewing on a sewing machine)
Tutor – Holly
Course length – One 7 hour session
Price – £75.00 per person
Max – 4 people
Age – This workshop is an adult only (16yrs +) workshop.
Please read our terms & conditions first before booking this workshop.