Learn to make simple dresses from scratch. No darts, no zippers, no complicated details. Design and make the dress that will work for you! Simple and straight-forward techniques, step by step guidance. The course consists of pre-recorded videos: pause, rewind, watch the lessons as many times as you wish! Once purchased the course is yours for life! Bonus: all courses come with a Sewing Machine Crash course (worth £20). READYMADE PATTERNS ARE NOT INCLUDED: the goal of the courses is to teach you the basic principles of making your own patterns! Once you learn this, you'll realise that you don't need ready-made patterns. Explore your creativity, learn a skill that will stay with you for life!

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INTRODUCTION Welcome to the course Tools Measurements DRESSES • Learn to draft a simple dress pattern • Learn to design different neckline shapes • Learn to make ruffles & ruffle-like elements • Learn to design different types of simple dresses • Learn to make a T-shirt dress • Learn to make a dress from two different colours • Learn to work with limited fabric supply

What you will need

Sewing machine, fabrics of your choice, iron, measuring tape, tracing paper or a4 paper & tape, pencil, tailor's chalk or marker, pins & needles.


2 hours



Studio Arkdefo

with Craft Courses since 2020

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We want to bring back handcrafts and the skills that are being lost. Designing your own clothes is empowering. We believe true empowerment and confidence comes from making clothes that fit you. Our courses are based on teaching creative thinking and problem solving techniques. We dive right in and get you designing. Remember, there are no mistakes, just creative solutions waiting to be found!

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Suitable for beginners
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