Dressmaking From Vintage Patterns
We've lots of vintage dressmaking patterns you can copy and we'll help you adapt the size.
Classes needed: 4-10
- Choose a pattern during your first class here (ask teacher at start of class). Then with our help you'll make a copy pattern and adjustt to your size & work out what fabric and notions to bring for class 2. You may choose to make a calico mock up first before making in good fabric, or use cheap fabric for your mock up as it may turn out well!
- Bring an extra project to your first class in case preparing your pattern takes less than whole class.
- Bring £1.50 for any pattern paper used to trace off our patternwear
thin trousers (with few or no pockets) or leggings and a vest top for
making clothes so we can fit the pattern to you and/or take full
measurements & wear the bra you would wear with final garment to