Sewing School One to One or More - Dressmaking - A Line Pleated Girl's Dress Workshop

Product Code: SS-APW121
Availability: 5
* Number of People Attending
* Sewing Machine
Price: £58.00



Make a really pretty dress in an evening and increase your sewing knowledge base along the way.

This pattern is not complicated, but the seams are lined with bias binding and this can be tricky to get lined up.   For that reason we would recommend complete sewing novices start with our reversible dress workshop rather than this one.  

If you have used a sewing machine recently, and have gotten to grips with sewing straight lines and curves, then join us for an evening learning how to read, trace and sew with clothes patterns, facing seams with bias binding and learning how to create 'continuous bound plackets' - you will be very proud of yourself when you have this one under your belt!

The workshop includes all the materials you need to make one dress (you can choose your fabrics from across our store) and you get a copy of the pattern to take away with you.


WHO: This is a great introduction to sewing children's clothes, the pattern used is for ages 2 to 6 years.  

WHAT:  You will learn how to read a pattern, trace your pattern pieces and cut, sewing pieces together, facing with bias binding, continuous bound plackets, hems and top stitching.

WHERE: Course are held in Witney or Ducklington depending on class size and your own needs.

WHEN:  As this is a bespoke course we will agree a day and time to suit you (the workshop takes 2.5- 3 hours).  We are able to offer slots during the daytime evenings, or at weekends.  Email us at to check out our availability before booking.


If you can't make one of our group courses, or would like to complete a workshop or course which isn't currently running as a group course, then a 'one to one or more' course might be just what you need!

We are happy to teach all our group courses to individuals, or small groups of friends, find the course you are interested in, and view the price for the number of people who want to learn together above.  Contact us to select a date and time to suit your schedule and we can take it from there - once a date has been set you can pay in one go using the website, or we can divide the cost between the participants and invoice you all separately (the only days/times we can never do are Monday or Tuesday mornings).

If your group is larger than 4 no problem, if you are able to provide a venue then the overall cost of the course will go up by £19 for every additional participant.  If you would like us to provide the venue then the cost for the 5th person would be £40, and every person after that would add £19 to the overall cost - if any of this is unclear please do ask, we are happy to provide a quote.


Payment is required at the point of booking your place on one of our workshops or sewing courses.

In you need to cancel up to 3 weeks before the start of the class,we will offer you the choice of transferring to another date, or a refund minus a £15 cancellation fee (if we manage to sell the place this reduces to £5).

If you need to cancel within 3 weeks of the start date, we are sorry but we cannot offer you a refund or transfer.  With less than 3 week's notice it is difficult for us to fill places and it isn't fair on other people who would have liked a place, had they had more notice. We can put you on a reserve list for a future date, and if we still have spaces 3 weeks before the start of a course, we will slot you in at no additional cost.


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us - email, call 01993 700411, or pop along to one of our pop-up shops (click here for details) to meet us in person and find out more!

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