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Rosalind Top/ Overshirt Workshop



The Rosalind Shirt

Rosalind Shirt or Sew a Simple Overshirt


1 day



About this workshop:

If you love the idea of sewing a simple overshirt for yourself but have been a bit nervous about starting on a larger project like this - We can help!

Our Rosalind Pyjama Top also doubles as the perfect overshirt. Just right for wearing over a little Flute Vest and Robyn Leggings or even the Duchess Jeans. While this pattern is a simple make, it will also allow you to learn and develop new sewing skills. 

You will Learn:

How to measure yourself and select the correct size from the pattern information

How to layout the pattern pieces correctly on your fabric

How to cut out the pattern pieces you need accurately

How to sew a shirt sleeve

How to sew a flat felled seam

How to sew a button tab

How to sew a convertible collar

How to sew a facing

How to sew buttons and buttonholes

Skill Level:

Level 3 Advanced Beginner     

  • Has made simple garments in the past 6 months.
  • Has familiarity with using a sewing pattern, measuring themselves and picking a size
  • Is looking to learn new techniques
  • Can sew simple dressmaking projects without difficulty
  • Can follow a sewing pattern unaided

What’s included in the Workshop:

  • 10% off any other fabrics purchased on the day of your course.
  • Use of all machines and sewing tools.
  • Use of our sewing threads in a variety of neutral colours.
  • All tapes and interlinings
  • The paper pattern with instruction booklet. 
  • Tea/coffee and cakes will be included so please let us know any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

What you need to bring:

  • Fabric - contact us for quantities depending on the size you are making.
  • 8 x 1.5cm diameter buttons
  • Matching sewing threads
  • Any sewing tools or equipment you want to use from home

Your Tutor:

Claire Gardner


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