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Come and join us for a day of sewing bliss and learn to make the Helena Dress!

 

The Helena Dress is a relaxed, easy-to-wear dress, which can be styled over jeans/leggings for a more casual look.

 

The back yoke and front curved yoke which anchors the pin-tuck detail, could easily be changed to pleats or gathers for the more advanced sewer.


Version 1: 

Elbow-length sleeved dress with back yoke, pin-tuck detail at front and inseam pockets.


Version 2: 

3/4 length sleeved dress with back yoke, pin-tuck detail at front, inseam pockets, plus a simple button placket to hold sleeve turn-up in place.

  

What we provide

  • The Paper Pattern
  • Interfacing, notions and sewing threads
  • Free Parking
  • Tea,Coffee & Cake to keep you sewing all day
  • 10% Discount on purchases of full priced fabric, haberdashery and patterns made in the Sew Me Something Shop
  • 10% Off future workshops booked on the day you are attending one
  • 10% Off purchases made in our on site cafe, the Makers' Kitchen

 

 

What you need to bring

  • Your main fabric.  We recommend Lightweight Cotton  |  Poplin  |  Soft Linen |  Double Gauze  |  Viscose Mix  |  Crepe De Chine  |  Satin Crepe  Please see attached Size and Fabric Quantity chart in the images section
  • Any sewing equipment from home if you prefer to use your own (Not sewing machines please)
  • Two Buttons to match your fabric if making Version 2
  • Thread to match your fabric - we have lots of thread available to use but can't guarantee they will exactly the right colour for your chosen fabric

 

 

Tutor - Ann Neal

Helena Dress Sewing Workshop

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Come and join us for a day of sewing bliss and learn to make the Helena Dress!

 

The Helena Dress is a relaxed, easy-to-wear dress, which can be styled over jeans/leggings for a more casual look.

 

The back yoke and front curved yoke which anchors the pin-tuck detail, could easily be changed to pleats or gathers for the more advanced sewer.


Version 1: 

Elbow-length sleeved dress with back yoke, pin-tuck detail at front and inseam pockets.


Version 2: 

3/4 length sleeved dress with back yoke, pin-tuck detail at front, inseam pockets, plus a simple button placket to hold sleeve turn-up in place.

  

What we provide

  • The Paper Pattern
  • Interfacing, notions and sewing threads
  • Free Parking
  • Tea,Coffee & Cake to keep you sewing all day
  • 10% Discount on purchases of full priced fabric, haberdashery and patterns made in the Sew Me Something Shop
  • 10% Off future workshops booked on the day you are attending one
  • 10% Off purchases made in our on site cafe, the Makers' Kitchen

 

 

What you need to bring

  • Your main fabric.  We recommend Lightweight Cotton  |  Poplin  |  Soft Linen |  Double Gauze  |  Viscose Mix  |  Crepe De Chine  |  Satin Crepe  Please see attached Size and Fabric Quantity chart in the images section
  • Any sewing equipment from home if you prefer to use your own (Not sewing machines please)
  • Two Buttons to match your fabric if making Version 2
  • Thread to match your fabric - we have lots of thread available to use but can't guarantee they will exactly the right colour for your chosen fabric

 

 

Tutor - Ann Neal