Connies Cocktail Dress

A classic 50's inspired figure flattering dress suitable for summer and winter day wear, or as the perfect party or bridesmaid dress. Made in brocade or duchese satin will transform Connie into fabulous occasion wear - add a tulle net underskirt and voila you will be belle of the ball.

The pattern comes in 3 lengths, so something for everyone.

Over the 4 weeks you will learn:

  • cutting out professionally from a commercial pattern
  • transferring markings using tailor tacks
  • sewing bust & waist darts
  • sewing and finishing seams
  • inserting a zip
  • attaching bias binding
  • hems

Friday mornings 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th March 2015

9.30am - 11.30am

Suitable for people who are new to dressmaking but have some knowledge of using a sewing machine. The 'confident beginner'.

£80 including pattern

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Written by Trudy Armstrong — February 21, 2015

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