Sewing Dresses Boot Camp


Learn all the basics of sewing beautiful dresses that fit you in SIX (super fun) weeks!

Students will focus on learning basic sewing skills to create 2-3 gorgeous dresses that actually fit your body. We’ve designed a 15 hour sewing class that will take your skills to the next level.

This is a sewing course is designed for the sewing student who’s had some basic experience. The course is 15 hours in total divided up between 6 weekly classes.

As with all our sewing classes, all students work at their own pace and focus on learning new skills based on the skills they come to class with.

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Projects in this Class:

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Please note: The number of projects you complete in the class will depend on how much experience you come to class with, how much work you do at home and in Sew Club & the pace that you work.
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Part 1:

  • Taking your own body measurements.

  • Review of Seam Allowance and why is it important?

  • Review of threading & operating the sewing machine.

  • Learning basic clothing construction.

  • How to read a sewing pattern.

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 Part 2:

  • Which patterns are right for me?

  • What adjustments do I need to make?

  • How do I take things in and let them out.

  • How can I make this fit better?

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    Cost of 15 Hour Workshop: $329

    This includes free Sew Club classes during AND one month past your beginner sewing boot camp classes.  Sew Club is a great time to “makeup” anything you might have missed in a class, catch up on anything you fall behind on, or just sew whatever you’d like.  There are no makeup classes if you miss a session. Cost of Sew Club is normally $20/class.

    Small, Personal Classes | There are only 6 spots per session.

    Please note: Fabric is NOT included. Woven Fabrics are available for purchase at the M Avery Designs Studio for $12 per yard. Stretch Knit Fabrics are available for purchase at the M Avery Designs Studio for $16 per yard. We have a variety of types, colors & prints, but keep in mind we are not a fabric store. Students also have the option of purchasing fabrics elsewhere before the class. Details & amounts are below.

    Supplies Needed:

    Dress A: Sleeve-less Mondrian Inspired A-Line Shift – 2.5 Yards Total Cotton, Linen, Denim or something similar. For multi-fabric version, 1 yard of 2 major fabrics & 1/2 yard of the last fabric. 20″ (or longer) matching zipper.

    Dress B: Sleeve-less fitted dress with princess seams – 2.75 Yards Total Cotton, Linen, Denim or something similar. 20″ (or longer) matching zipper.

    Dress C: Chic Shift with Sleeves – 3 Yards Total Cotton, Linen, Denim, Silk, Rayon or something similar. 20″ (or longer) matching zipper.

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