July Make of the Month: The Shirred Sun-Dress
You will receive
- A Link to the Full Video Sew-Along
- Printed Instructions
- A Pack of Burda Grid Pattern Paper
- An Envelope to Keep Your Pattern In
The Shirred Sun-Dress is a Summer holiday staple which can be made in a variety of fabrics. You can make this style in any size you like simply by taking your bust/chest measurement and multiplying it. You can make a top, mini-dress, knee-length, midi or maxi length dress, with or without a tier, with or without pockets, and with 4 choices of strap style. This really is a quick and versatile project suitable for all abilities of sewing. Plus, it's great fun too!
Included is a five part video series comprising of over one and a half hours of sew-along style tutorials. I will carefully and slowly talk you through each element of the project, covering all processes from creating your pattern, to cutting out, to sewing up your dress, including my top tips for perfect shirring.
How it Works:
On purchasing this sew-along, you will receive a link to the video course which you can watch at your leisure, this can be accessed as many times as you like. You will also receive a pattern kit through the post which comprises of printed instructions in a pattern envelope and a pack of Burda Grid Pattern Paper.
You may not share the video link, or post the link you are sent on any social media sites or groups.
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The Shirred Sun-Dress by Flying Bobbins
Sewing Level: Confident Beginner
Sewing Time: 4 - 8 hours, dependant on experience. The Shirring takes time!
Custom fit to all sizes as you will be making your own pattern.
- Creating your own pattern
- Cutting out your fabric
- Adding in-seam pockets
- Creating Gathers both with a sewing machine and an overlocker.
- Adding a tier
- Sewing a hem
- Making straps
You can make this dress using your own supplies, or purchase a beautiful Flying Bobbins kit. You can shop a selection of kits here: