27 Dresses Pattern Cutting Weekender with Alice Prier - 20 & 21 July


Learn how to create one simple block that will let you create infinite varieties! In this two-day class you'll learn the basic concepts of pattern cutting using the Telestia Fashion Express Tool. You'll go home with a flattering semi-fitted dress block to your measurements and learn how to change the length, alter the neckline, adapt the sleeves, and more! This class is a perfect introduction to pattern cutting for confident sewers.

This class will cover:

  • how to measure for a perfect fit
  • draft a semi-fitted dress block
  • make style adaptations, add seam allowances and markings
  • inspiration to continue your pattern cutting journey

Please note: this class is suited for students size 6-16. If you fall outside that range but are interested in this class, please get in touch!

About your teacher: Alice Prier loves to design and cut. Having run a successful Made to Measure women's wear business for more years than she cares to remember, she's now turned her attention to teaching and creating PDF patterns with her daughter Lilia for their brand Alice & Co. Together they have also written a book, Templates for Skirts and Dresses: All you need to design, adapt and customise your clothes, an introduction to pattern testing. Alice uses the unique Telestia system which ensures a great fit with minimal maths! When not teaching or in her studio Alice loves poking around fabric and haberdashery shops worldwide.

Skills needed: This class is aimed at confident sewers. You should already know how to sew and work with a commercial dressmaking pattern and have made several garments for yourself. 

Materials: All tools and materials are included for class use. Students receive a 10% discount. 

Class size: 8

Date: Saturday, 20 July, and Sunday, 21 July, 10am - 5pm

Location: Our West Hampstead shop at West Hampstead Square, London NW6 2BR

Payment plans are available! Please contact us at info@thevillagehaberdashery.co.uk if you are interested in setting one up.

Please note that there are no refunds for class bookings. For more information about our classes, refer to our Class Policies or contact us at info@thevillagehaberdashery.co.uk.