Sew a Kimono - Beginner Dressmaking Workshop
This is the ideal first garment for the budding dressmaker!
This versatile pattern is an ideal beginners project, so whether it's a casual jacket, a beach coverup or a lovely cool cotton dressing gown, there's something for everyone in this simp,e but classy pattern
In this 2.5 hour bitesized workshop you will learn how to make a beautiful, draped kimono or boxed sleeve jacket.
1. Choose to make either a box sleeved Kimono, or a batwing Kimono
2. Placing your pattern on the fabric for marking
3. Cutting out
4. Sampling your stitches on the sewing machine
5. Understanding seam allowances
6. Pinning correctly
7. Constructing your kimono
8.Pressing / ironing correctly
This is a one size fits all pattern, as this is a bitesize 2.5 hour workshop, no amendments can be made to the pattern.
* WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
2 metres of 150cm wide fabric of your choice
If you are new to sewing, please do not use silky or soft, floaty fabrics, you will find these too difficult to sew.
Sequinned, beaded, glittery, velvet or directional print fabrics are NOT suitable for this workshop.
The best fabrics for beginners are cottons, linens, soft wools. If you need assistance, please contact the studio.
* Hint..... a sheet or duvet cover makes a great kimono!
Your fabric must be no shorter (in width) than 140cm, or the pattern will not fit onto the fabric.
Unfortunately we can not reschedule or refund people that do not bring the required fabrics for their session.
* DO I NEED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION BEFORE I ATTEND?
No, just turn up on the day!.
* RESCHEDULE & REFUND POLICY
Classes cancelled with less than 3 days notice will be forfeited.
* WORKSHOP DURATION
This is a 3 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time.
Please make sure you give yourself plenty of time to find the studio.K
* AGE RESTRICTIONS:
This workshop is suitable for 14 years and above. All students under the age of 17, must be accompanied by a participating adult.
* Learn a new skill
* Meet other creative people
* Take home your beautiful creation