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Make Your Own Dress w Cal Patch

Make Your Own Dress w Cal Patch

Saturday, April 27th & Sunday, April 28th 10a-5p

In this weekend class taught by Cal Patch, you'll learn how to draft a pattern (using your own measurements) for your own custom shift dress with sleeves, make a muslin to test the fit, alter the pattern, and then sew a real dress! Skills covered will include taking measurements, pattern drafting, darts, bias tape facings, (optional) invisible zippers, hemming, and more. This classic and versatile style can also become a blouse or tunic, with infinite sleeve variations.

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes the following:

  • 13 hours of instruction

  • Use of our marking, measuring, cutting, drafting, and sewing tools

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • 15% off all in store purchases

  • A goodie bag filled with some helpful notions & materials

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

Specific fabric requirements will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact with your specific questions.

Click here to see Nashville Area info to help plan your trip!

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this workshop, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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