Sew Me Something launches on Hochanda at 4pm on Thursday 26 March. This is a very special launch show with Jules Fallon as they have everything for the discerning dressmaker. If you want to learn more about dressmaking then tune in for their range of patterns and fabrics.
There will be examples showcased for the Helena, Kate, Miranda and Ursula dresses. Below is a brief description of the features and benefits of each one.
The Helena Dress Sewing Pattern
This is relaxed take on a traditional smock dress with a generous amount of ease for a truly comfortable ﬁt. The extra design details such as the sleeve button tab and pin tucks will help you learn new techniques and extend your sewing skills. The Helena Dress makes up in a range of fabrics from denim and needlecord to soft linen and cotton poplins. These make it a truly versatile dress to wear on its own or layered over T-shirts.
The Kate Dress Sewing Pattern
What a fantastic pattern to start dressmaking with! Its simple shape, with no zips or buttons, allows you to focus on the basic keys skills that will take you through to more substantial projects. The neckline pockets and sleeves are ﬁnished in the same way so you can learn one simple process and use it to ﬁnish diﬀerent areas helping you learn as you sew.
It makes up in a whole range of fabrics from denim and needlecord through to linen and cotton lawn making it a pattern to use all year round.
The Miranda Dress Sewing Pattern
A slightly more substantial project, but a real learning opportunity! The Miranda dress includes even more techniques and precesses to advance your sewing skills.
The slimmer silhouette requires zip insertion which is fully supported on our blog. And the diﬀerent pocket styles and neckline shapes provide more opportunities to really make this dress your own. It makes up in a whole range of fabrics from denim and needlecord giving a more structured formal look, through to viscose rayon and cotton lawn for a more summery and ﬂoaty feel making it a pattern to use all year round.
The Ursula Dress Sewing Pattern
Another fantastic pattern to start dressmaking with. The Ursula dress has a simple shape, with no zips or buttons. It allows you to focus on the basic keys skills that will take you through to more substantial projects. The diﬀerent pocket options and neckline shapes allow you to mix and match features to make this dress truly your own. It makes up in a whole range of fabrics from denim and needlecord turning it into the perfect pinafore dress for layering over T-shirts, through to linen and cotton lawn for a sleeveless summer dress, making it a pattern to use all year round.