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Three Little Birds Sewing Co

Fen Top + Dress -- Beginning Garment Making

$ 70.00

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The weather is finally warming up which means -- time for dresses! This class is appropriate for beginners and beyond. Students will learn about taking measurements, working with a pattern, and basic garment construction.

Fen has two versions, and both might be your favorite new garment! Designed with everyday wear in mind, Fen features a slightly boxy shape for a flattering, comfortable fit. The Fen Dress is a casual frock perfect for a day of gardening. The Fen Top is a simple tee that’s sure to be a wardrobe staple. A choose-your-own-adventure hemline means either version can be made with the ever so slight drop hem, or switched to the included shirt-tail hem. The necklines can be interchanged and there are optional sleeves for endless variations! 

Class meets for two 3-hour sessions. Second session TBD at first class.

What you'll need:

Students receive 10% off in our store on supplies for their classes. 

  • 2-3 yards of fabric, depending on size and view making
  • Coordinating Thread
  • Fen Pattern by Fancy Tiger Crafts 

Recommended Fabrics:

View A: Voile, rayon, light cotton, or silk. Alternately make the tee in light, drapey knit fabric, or combine a knit front and woven back. 
View B: Mid to lightweight woven linen, cotton, double gauze, chambray or wool.

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