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Pinafore Dresses: Bias Binding & Topstitching

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

$135

Wednesday evenings 11, 18, 25 March 6-8:30pm (three sessions)

Cost: $105 (includes 1/2 a meter of craft cotton for bias binding)

To register for the class, please email Leimomi with your name, a contact number and the name of the class you’d like to be in as the subject line.

Make a cute and versatile pinafore dress, with a comfortable fit, awesomely large pockets, and beautiful bias tape finish in the fabric of your choice.

It’s a perfect easy project for a beginner sewer, or a chance to work on technique and fine finishes for a more advanced sewer.

Working with the Helen’s Closet York Pinafore pattern you’ll learn how to:

  • do basic pattern adjustments included lengthening, shortening, & grading between sizes
  • make beautiful custom bias binding
  • bind edges and hems using two different binding techniques
  • attatch patch pockets
  • sew understitching
  • sew beautiful topstitching

These techniques all translate beautifully to a whole range of sewing projects, and are definitely easier if you know the best way to do them.

We’ll adjust and improve on the information given in the pattern throughout the class, learning how to make each technique effective and easy as possible.

The class will particularly focus on bias finishing edges: a technique that is used in a whole range of sewing patterns, but which can be fiddly and frustrating to work with.  We’ll give you a whole set of skills to make your bias finishes as easy and professional as possible.

Level: High Beginners = Suitable for those with basic fabric handling and sewing machine skills.  Perfect as a follow up to Absolute Beginners.

Cost: $105 (includes 1/2 a meter of craft cotton for bias binding)

Materials: Students will need to provide the pattern, the main fabric and thread for their dress and any notions called for in the pattern.  Recommendations will be provided when you register.

Teacher:  This class is taught by our awesome sewing expert Leimomi Oakes.

To register for the class, please email Leimomi with your name, a contact number and the name of the class you’d like to be in as the subject line.

Details

Date:
March 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$135
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Organizer

Made Marion

Venue

Made Marion Craft
166 Cuba St
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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Phone:
048015850
Website:
www.mademarioncraft.co.nz