Pattern Fantastique’s best selling Aeolian Tee Shirt Dress fits and flatters a variety of body shapes and sizes. The box-shape sleeves and deep hems are a pleasure to sew and create a modern and easy to wear silhouette, suitable for all ages and body shapes.
Teacher: Anna Ng
Workshop Duration: Full Day
Description: Pattern Fantastique’s Aeolian Tee Shirt Dress is designed for knits but with a couple of minor modifications can be sewn in woven fabric too. This class steps you through the changes required to sew this garment in linen, voile, double gauze, seersucker, chambray or light-medium weight cotton.
The Aeolian pattern comes with five different hem lengths, but in when sewn in a woven, it’s best in a top, tunic, knee-length dress or midi-length dress.
In this class you will step through cutting out your pattern and make bias binding. Anna will take you through raglan construction and applying a bias binding facing to the neckline so that sits flat against your body - such a useful sewing skill! You will also learn to sew a deep hem.
- Fabric for your dress ( more details below).
- A copy of the Aeolian pattern which can be found on Pattern Fantastique's website.
- All purpose polyester thread to match your fabric
- Sewing machine
- Your sewing kit including fabric scissors, pins, tailors chalk, measuring tape, quick unpick, hand and sewing needle
If your material in 140cm wide you will need;
- Top = 1.2 m
- Tunic = 1.4m
- Knee-Length Dress – 1.6m
- Midi Dress – 1.7m
If you material is narrower than 140cm, you will need at least two times the finished garment length.
Takeaway: At the end of the class you will have made your very own Aeolian Top, Tunic or Dress.
Level: This class is aimed at beginners who want to learn how to sew garments. You will need familiarity with a sewing machine and simple straight-stitching experience.