This dress is based on the style of Betty Draper in Mad Men. It is a classic 50s dress and therefore timeless.
We will show you how to alter the pattern to fit you from the beginning and will then fit the dress as we go along. You will leave with a dress that fits you perfectly, as well as your personalised pattern so you can make the dress again at home!
Your sewing level
This is an advanced dressmaking class so please don’t come along if you haven’t had any dressmaking experience. There may be a little homework in between classes but it will be simple sewing.
Cake and tea are provided to help the sewing process along!
Class Length: Three 3 hour sessions
Materials required: 3m of lightweight cotton (1.4m wide) or 4.5m (1.15m wide) and a 22inch concealed zip.
We have the perfect fabric available on our online shop
Patttern sizes: 8-20. If you are outside or may be bordering on this range of sizes, please contact us a week before the class as we will need to grade a pattern especially for you. If it is just one size up or down, we will do this free of charge, but if it is more then there may be a small fee.
Max in a class: 6
Teacher: Julie Johnston
If you are interested in this class please email firstname.lastname@example.org – or if you want to go it alone, we now sell the pattern!