Description: In this beginners dressmaking class you’ll learn how to make a girls swing top or dress using the Two Stitches Frida sewing pattern. Frida is a gorgeous swing-style top or dress with a pleated front and back button loop closure. Perfect for showing of fun prints, it is sized for ages 6 months to age 9.
Skill level: Ideally you should have some basic experience using a sewing machine, but no prior dressmaking experience is required.
Requirements: All equipment and the sewing pattern is included. You will need to bring your own fabric; recommended fabrics are cotton poplin, quilting cotton, denim, chambray and corduroy. Get 10% off all supplies purchased at Holm Sown.
Frida Top: Ages 6 months – 6yo = 0.5m (all widths) // ages 7yo – 9yo = 0.6m (150cm wide) or 0.9m (112cm wide)
Frida Dress: Ages 6 months – 5yo = 0.7m (all widths) // ages 6yo – 9yo = 1m (150cm wide) or 1.5 (112cm wide)
Lining / facing: 30cm of coordinating fabric (or add this to your main fabric requirements)
Class meets: Sunday 25th March, 10.30am – 5.00pm
Light refreshments will be provided throughout the class. For full-day workshops, please bring a packed lunch or you can pop out to one of the cafes in town.