Intermediate Dressmaking - The Topstitch

Intermediate Dressmaking - The Topstitch "Leigh" Dress

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  • Intermediate

In our intermediate dressmaking class, students will make our very own The Leigh Dress. This classic silhouette is goes above and beyond our Intro to Dressmaking class! In this class, you will be introduced to constructing a slightly fitted bodice and multiple waist & skirt darts. This dress also has a neck facing and set-in sleeves. Pattern and sewing tools included at class.

Fabric not included. Bring your pre-washed and pre-cut fabric to class. Yardage requirement and size chart will be sent prior to class. 

Note: To save time and space for your fellow sewists, please cut out your pattern and fabric pieces before class. We will mail your pattern approximately two weeks before class to give you time to cut out. If you want to collect your pattern in person, just let us know in the notes at check out. We encourage you to contact the shop before class if you need help cutting out your fabric.

IMPORTANT LOCATION NOTE: Please note the September class will be held in our auxiliary workshop space at Indie Craft Experience. 1390 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 (the NW corner of McLendon & Oakdale in Candler Park). Photo of studio attached. 

This special space is fully equipped for the needs of the class and allows for more intimate instruction and sewing time necessary for this more advanced class. We will not have any additional tools or supplies available for purchase at this location.  Feel free to bring any snacks, drinks for lunch that you can heat up in the studio kitchen. 

 Skills expected: This is an intermediate class. Please be sure you have the equivalent amount of experience up to a level 2 class. 

Materials needed: 2.5 yds of fabric. This dress is suited for woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, linen or chambrays. 

Materials providedThe Leigh Dress pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.

Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 4 / Max 6

Instructor: Brittani