Summer Dress Workshop - Fabricate Studios Sewing 103: Basic Tee Shirt

Summer Dress Workshop



Everyone needs a go to summer dress! Learn how to make your very own custom fit summer dress! In this 3 part class we will learn to sew from a commercial pattern, fundamentals of fit and garment finishing techniques.

Master the art of sewing with our summer dress workshop. Unlock your creativity this season with our hands-on sewing class designed for beginners! Our Summer Dress workshop is perfect for anyone eager to dive into the world of fashion design. Whether you’re a complete novice or looking to refresh your skills, this class offers step-by-step guidance by our skilled instructor, Sarah, to help you create a stunning, custom-made summer dress. In this project based class we will start and finish sewing a lovely summer dress from the McCall’s M7950 pattern.

  • Class One: We will review your paper pattern, determine fit and cut out your summer dress pattern and fabric.
  • Class Two: The fun begins…time to start sewing. We will assemble your bodice, sew your side seam pockets, and gather
  • Class Three: We will learn how to make button holes, sew on buttons and hem your dress.

Class time: 3 sessions 2.5 hours each for a total of 7.5 hours

Prerequisite: Sewing 101 and 102

Skill level: Beginner

What your learn: Essential sewing techniques, reading your pattern, proper cutting techniques, pattern adjustments and alterations, dress assembly, button holes, buttons and creative customization to make your summer dress uniquely yours.

Prework: Bring fabric and pattern in your size.

Instructor: Sarah

Join Us Today!

Create a beautiful summer dress that showcases your personal style and sewing skills. Sign up for our Summer Dress workshop and start your journey in fashion design. Reserve your spot now and enjoy a fun, educational, and rewarding experience!

Click on the calendar icon 🗓 next to your preferred classes to add the dates to your digital calendar.

  • July PM: class meets Wednesdays, July 17th, 24th and 31st from 7:00-9:30pm

If you’d like to be notified when future classes are added to our calendar, please complete this form.  For questions, email us at [email protected] with SUMMER DRESS in the subject line.

  • McCalls M7950 pattern
  • Three yards of quilting weight cotton or linen
  • Matching thread
  • Sewing machine