Make a ‘Tilly & The Buttons Cleo Dress’ Workshop – Sunday 20th October: 10am – 4pm


Sunday 20th October: 10am – 4pm

1 in stock

This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
This field can't be Empty
You must accept the terms & conditions to attend our workshops


Make a Tilly & The Buttons Cleo Dress Workshop

What you will make….. A fabulous Tilly & The Buttons Cleo Dungaree Dress.

What you will learn….. In this Make a Tilly & The Buttons Cleo Dress Workshop your lovely tutor Holly will show you 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 including top stitching. 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 Cleo Dress Pattern to take home and any other equipment required, interfacing, dungaree buckles & no-sew jeans buttons, 15% off any of Bibelot’s fabric, etc purchased to use in the workshop, refreshments – tea, coffee and homemade cake served on vintage china. With this workshop running on a Sunday, the cafe which provides our lunches will be closed so we cannot provide lunch for this workshop. Please bring a packed lunch with you.

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 = 1.2 metres x 150cm wide OR 1.8 metres x 115cm wide, matching thread plus contrasting top stitch thread.. You can purchase all the above from us and receive 15% off. Most of our fabrics are unsuitable for this workshop as they are lightweight cotton fabrics but we have a denim fabric in stock purchased especially for this workshop so please ask at the counter for help.  The fabric must a heavy or medium weight woven fabric that will hold it’s shape, such as denim, corduroy, cotton drill, gabardine, canvas, wool. The fabric must not be 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. Don’t forget to bring your lunch with you for this workshop!

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 from HollyCrow
Course length – One 6 hour session
Price – £70.00 per person
Max – 4 people
Age – This workshop is an adult only (16yrs +) workshop.

Please read our terms & conditions first before booking this workshop.

Thank you.