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Learn to Sew: Dressmaking DVD

Learn to Sew: Dressmaking DVD

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  • Approx 90 minutes of content
  • Step by step guide on how to create the Weekend Dress as featured in Sew Inspired Issue 3


Brand: Debbie Shore

Product Details


This retro style pullover dress is based on an original 1950 Butterick dress pattern, with a fitted bodice, pockets with ties and a flattering flared skirt. It can look pretty in printed fabric and casual in a lightweight denim, or try a contrasting fabric for the collar, belt and pockets to create a unique dress for any occasion!

 Chapter 1:

Introduction - A brief description of the dress and what you’ll find on the DVD

Chapter 2:

Cutting out the pattern - Open out the pattern and look at the sizes. Explain how to cut and iron. Cut out one of the pieces, transfer markings

Chapter 3:

Sewing darts - Mark and sew the darts on the front of the dress, at the waist and collar.


Chapter 4:

Constructing the collar and bodice - Explain how to use interfacing, sew the collar to the bodice and sew the shoulders and sides together


Chapter 5:

Making up the skirt and pockets - Sew together the skirt sections. Mark the position of the pockets and sew


Chapter 6:

Attaching the skirt to the top, fitting the zip - Sew the front of the skirt together. Pin then sew the skirt to the top, fit the zip to the side


Chapter 7:

Finishing - Finishing seams, hemming, making up the pocket ribbon and belt.


Chapter 8:

Altering the bust - Show how to cut in to the pattern to increase the bust size

Age 14+

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