DRESSMAKING CHOOSE A SEWING PATTERN WORKSHOP
In this workshop, you can pick any pattern from the Colette sewing pattern collection (see photographs below) from the drop down menu.
Get help with any specific techniques including pattern adjustments, specific finishes and use of sewing machine feet, overlockers and any other specialist equipment.
You are welcome to buy fabrics from our shop or bring your own.
What you will learn:
- Pattern Adjustments using your personal measurements
- To lay out and cut out your pattern, using the sewing machines and overlockers (coverstitich machines if using jersey) and construction tips.
- Specific techniques required for making the garment
Included in the workshop
- Collette sewing pattern
- Janome M100QDC Digital Sewing machines and 6234XL overlockers, 2000CPX coverstitch machines to use
- Tea / Coffee & Biscuit
- Free car parking in Watts Haines Car park to the rear of the building on Cliffe Hill Avenue
Kimmy is a versatile dress that marries effortless style with ease and comfort. Dolman sleeves with adjustable gathers and an elastic waistline offer this frock its figure-flattering shape
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Lightweight to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, shirting, rayon, linen, double gauze, and chambray.
THE BOBBY DRESS
The Bobby dress is designed to make you feel pretty without sacrificing comfort. This easy-to-wear knit dress features an oversized casing at the waist, a fully lined bodice, flattering V-neck, and a swirly A-line skirt.
Pick a knit fabric that will give you a silhouette you love, like cotton jersey, interlock, ponte, double knit, or rayon and soy blends
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Fabric needed 1 3/8 yards (1.2 meters) of 2" (5 cm) elastic.
Medium weight knit fabrics such as cotton jersey, interlock jersey, double knit, and modal/rayon blends.
Crepe is a sweet and easy-to-sew wrap dress with no closures to sew. The dress wraps in back and has cap sleeves. The wide ties encircle the waist for comfort and a fitted look.
Version 1 has a rounded neckline, while Version 2 has a shaped sweetheart neckline and waist ties in a contrasting fabric.
Rue's vintage-inspired bodice has flattering, curved style lines that start at the side seams and meet at center front. The bust tucks can be easily adjusted to fit your shape.
Version 1 features short sleeves and a pleated skirt.
Version 2 has 3/4-length sleeves and a straight skirt.
Add a something special to your wardrobe with Myrna. The Myrna dress features a feminine design with details that hearken back to the 1940s.
Gathers at the shoulder and waist, two shaped waist yoke options, as well as two skirt lengths make this dress both versatile and flattering.
Sewing Belle Limited
Cliffe Hill House,
22 - 26 Nottingham Road,
Nottingham. NG9 8AA