Ruched Bodycon Dress (Stretch Fabrics)
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Learn how to make the chic ruched bodycon dress, using stretch fabrics. This is a great introduction to sewing with stretch fabrics. You will learn about needle types and how to sew stretch.
1. Using the measurement chart
2. Understanding a commercial pattern (McCalls M7833)
3. Laying your pattern on fabric for stretch
4. Pattern symbols and markings
5. Cutting out
6. Following and understanding a commercial pattern
7. Sewing the dress
8. Inserting sleeves
10. Finishing and hemming stretch fabrics
This pattern is suitable for sizes 6 to 22
Please note: Make sure you size is available before booking, patterns can not be amended / changed on the day.
There are 3 different styles to choose from, short, assymetrical or long with split. You can view these on pic no.4
Sizes 6 - 14 = 2 metres at 150cm wide
Sizes 16 - 22 = 2.5 metres at 150cm wide
If your fabric is shorter than 150cm wide, you will need more in length. If you are buying velour or velvet type fabrics, please contact the studio for assistance, as you will need more fabric, due to the pile of the fabric.
Two way stretch knits, velvet, jersey, velour, spandex, interlock, rayon.
The fabric must be a 50% stretch. this means if you have a piece that measures 10cm, it must stretch to 15cm on your ruler.
You will need to bring 3 metres of 1cm wide ribbon to create your ruching on the dress.
To take home:
Included in the price of this workshop is a McCalls M7833 pattern for you to work with and take home, worth £10.50
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Your STRETCH fabrics and ribbon.
DO I NEED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION BEFORE I ATTEND?
No, just turn up on the day!
If you need help with fabrics and quantities please use the contacts page to send your query.
REFUND & RESCHEDULE POLICY
You can cancel or amend a booking up to 7 days before your booking date. Outside of this policy there is a £25 rebooking fee on this workshop.
Only one reschedule permitted per booking.
Please note: Doors close 15 minutes after the start time on all workshops. No free reschedules or refunds to latecomers.
This is a 5 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time.
This workshop is suitable for 14 years and above.