Sew an easy sundress

What you'll do

Are you a confident beginner who is familiar with a sewing machine, but wants to get to know yours even better? Summer is just around the corner, so what better time to make yourself a sundress? It will easily become a staple item whenever those rays come out to play!

In this four hour workshop you will learn:

  • How to use shirring elastic
  • How to turn thin straps through easily
  • How to create a zero-waste sundress

You will need to bring:

  • A piece of light to medium weight jersey fabric for your dress. Alternatively, purchase this on the day. Your host always recommends pre-washing your fabric, where possible

What's provided?

  • Sewing machines
  • Overlockers
  • Shirring elastic and equipment
  • Refreshments
  • Encouragement and support

Upcoming dates

What you'll do

Are you a confident beginner who is familiar with a sewing machine, but wants to get to know yours even better? Summer is just around the corner, so what better time to make yourself a sundress? It will easily become a staple item whenever those rays come out to play!

In this four hour workshop you will learn:

  • How to use shirring elastic
  • How to turn thin straps through easily
  • How to create a zero-waste sundress

You will need to bring:

  • A piece of light to medium weight jersey fabric for your dress. Alternatively, purchase this on the day. Your host always recommends pre-washing your fabric, where possible

What's provided?

  • Sewing machines
  • Overlockers
  • Shirring elastic and equipment
  • Refreshments
  • Encouragement and support

How to get there

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Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

On the day

  • A piece of light to medium weight jersey fabric for your dress (1m by 1.5m wide for up to UK size 16, or 2m by 1.5m wide for over UK size 16) or you can purchase this on the day
  • If you would like to make a maxi version of the dress, you will need to have a longer length of fabric (your host suggests 2m)

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 30 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 30 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

About Like Sew Amazing

Like Sew Amazing is an independent fabric shop and sewing school in Bristol. They specialise in high-quality dressmaking fabrics and run regular craft classes for the sewing community.

Walk through their doors and discover a range of beautiful fabrics - from colourful cottons, to cosy jerseys and sturdy denim - all bringing you one step closer to your very own handmade wardrobe.

Owner Sarah opened up shop after sewing in her spare time for over 30 years. As a dressmaker, Sarah was disappointed by the lack of good quality and affordable fabrics out there for seamstresses. Like Sew Amazing was a way of filling that gap in the market. Now her hobby has turned into her dream job!

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Price
£55 / Adult
Duration
4 hrs
Age restriction
16+
Rebook or cancel up to 30 days before your experience.