Apparel Class - Knit Dresses are Sew Fun*
- Students should have completed our Basic Apparel Class or Beginner Sewing Class (Parenthood is Sew Fun)
- $350 (top and dress patterns will be provided; fabric to be provided by participant)
- Pay $100 deposit upfront to confirm your place
- We will email you the options available for you to transfer the remaining course fee
- Sin Ming studio: Midview City, 24 Sin Ming Lane, #08-108, Singapore 573970
- Commonwealth studio: Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate, 115A Commonwealth Drive, #04-05, Singapore 149596
- REGULAR classes: 4 hours x 4 sessions (total 16 hours), held once a week over 3 weeks
- EXPRESS classes: 8 hours x 2 sessions (total 16 hours), held once a week over 2 weeks
- Students will learn to make a simple dropped shoulder blouse AND a dress
- Fabric for blouse will be provided
- Choose between 2 dress patterns: A knee-length wrap dress with sleeves or a casual outing dress with short sleeves and sleeveless options
- You will receive the soft-copy (.pdf) versions of the blouse pattern as well as the 2 dress patterns
Love wearing jersey but unsure of how to get started with sewing? Join our hands-on workshop and learn how to work with knit/jersey material to create an everyday dress. No longer be daunted by the prospect of making your own T-shirts and jersey dresses with the help of our instructors, ever-ready to provide you with the guidance you need.
Topics covered in the class include:
- Understanding and working with knit fabrics: How to choose the right fabric for different dress patterns, calculating Stretch Factor, identifying direction of stretch, cutting knit fabrics
- Simple pattern alteration for a knit dress pattern
- How to set up a domestic sewing machine to sew knit fabric
- Joining seams for knit material (stretchy stitch, zig-zag stitch, 4-thread serging)
- Using transparent elastic tape to stablise seams on knit fabric
- Hemming techniques for knit/jersey fabric such as twin needle top-stitching, binding using jersey binding tape, and sewing a banded neckline
At the end of the workshop, you will understand the ins and outs of sewing with jersey fabric and be able to sew your own knit dresses!
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