Make a Stevie Dress In a day .. and a half! Saturday & Sunday June 5th and 7th, 10.30 – 4pm


For the safety of class goers, numbers are reduced to only 4 people. This will give you the chance to spread out! We also will offer the following Sunday morning as a chance to finish off, so there is no need to feel rushed!

We also recommend that participants come to the shop to collect their patterns in advance and choose fabric.

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Our local dressmaker and qualified Tailor Jacqui, returns to teach this dressmaking course. The Stevie Dress from Tilly and the Buttons, is so versatile to wear and a cinch to make (with Jacqui!). Take the opportunity to brush up on your sewing skills.


Beginners who need a little extra support with sewing skills – those people wanting to start making their own handmade wardrobe, and an excellent chance to share sewing ‘hacks’ to make individual items.


  • How to choose your size from your pattern
  • How to customise adjust your pattern for length of your skirt
  • How to lay your fabric out and consider pattern placement including grainlines 
  • How to construct pockets 
  • Top stitch techniques 
  • How to create an even, neat hem


  • Fabric for your dress  – Depending on your size 2m – 2.5m
  • contrasting fabric for facings and tie – fabric will be available at the shop with a 15% discount for class members.

What’s Included:

  • all other notions are included 
  • A light lunch and tea/coffee on Saturday.
  • Stevie dress pattern – value £15.50
     The Stevie Dress can be made with light to medium weight wovens such as linen, chambray, denim, twill, poplin and structured cottons. Can also work with our floater fabrics such as our new viscose fabrics – oh go on treat yourself with our new Liberty Tana Lawn prints!