Lily Smocked Dress  Sat February 15th/ April 18th   10:30am - 4:30pm

Lily Smocked Dress Sat February 15th/ April 18th 10:30am - 4:30pm

Regular price
$200.00
Sale price
$200.00

Lily Smocked Dress (2-part series)
Part 1, full day 10:30 - 4:30 pm


In this class, you will prepare your fabric for the Lily dress, including:
- cutting all pattern pieces (child size 3, 4, or 5)
- tracing and cutting all garment fabric pieces, including bias piping pieces
- pleating the front bodice in preparation for smocking
- serging all exposed raw edges
- choosing embroidery floss colour combinations
- beginning the bodice smocking

Required materials:
1. Solid cotton broadcloth fabric, 44" wide, washed and pressed:
     Size 3 - 2.25 metres
     Size 4 - 2.25 metres
     Size 5 - 2.5 metres
2. Lightweight fusible interfacing - one piece, 10 cm x 25 cm
3. Four (4) 15 mm coordinating buttons
4. Milliner, embroidery, crewel, cotton darner, straw, or tapestry needles 
     for smocking.
5. Fabric scissors or rotary cutter.
6. Small scissors.
7. Fabric marker.
8. Magnifier, if desired.
9. Small light, if desired.

Christina will provide for all students:
10. The Lily dress pattern and instructions.
11. A *wide* selection of DMC embroidery floss.

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Part 2, full day 10:30 -4:30 pm

Prerequisite: Part 1 - Lily dress bodice must be completely hand smocked.

In this class, you will construct the Lily dress, including:
- blocking your smocked Lily bodice
- sewing the bias piping  
- attaching the smocked bodice to the dress bodice
- interfacing the back button and buttonhole edges
- attaching the dress back, linings, and armhole and neckline bindings
- sewing the buttons and buttonholes
- hemming the dress

Required materials:
1. The completed smocked bodice for your dress.
2. All of the cut pattern fabric pieces for your dress (from Part 1), including
    the piping pieces.
3. Gutermann thread to match your fabric.
4. At least one bobbin for the Elna sewing machines.

Christina will provide for all students:
5. Fine piping cord.
6. Small piping foot for the Elna sewing machines.
7. Buttonhole foot for the Elna sewing machines.

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Christina Enright is an accomplished sewist who has been creating smocked garments for over 40 years.

 
Prerequisite: Knowledge & Experience in Sewing
DATE: February 15, 2020 Part #1. April 18, 2020.Part #2
ime: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

6 seats available
FEE:  $200.00
Instructor:  Christina