This page may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you make a purchase using any of these links.

Fat Quarter Shop Quilting Fabric, Kits, Notions and Patterns

How To Sew: Copen Shift Dress / Top (Beginners Dressmaking)

Here is the 'How To', step by step tutorial for Copen. Our FREE dressmaking pattern. Copen is a simple shift dress or top that will come with a number of pattern cutting tutorials over the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

Download for FREE here: http://www.madetosew.com/product/copen-shift-dress-top/

This step by step tutorial will follow the instruction booklet that comes with the pattern. We have covered the whole process of constructing the garment in a professional manner, if you are new to making garments we recommend that you watch any difficult steps in our other more detailed tutorials (see below for links). (To keep this video as short as possible I haven't contained as much detail as my specific tutorials.)

If you are looking for a specific part of the tutorial see the below timings:
0. Introduction: 0:00 - 1:10
1. Stabilise neck edge: 1:10 - 5:03
2. Sewing darts: 5:03 - 6:58
3. Sewing the waist darts (optional): 6:58 - 8:36
4. Finish seam allowances: 8:36 - 13:41
5. Sew seams: 13:41 - 19:16
6. Sew the facing: 19:16 - 21:00
7. Insert the invisible zipper: 21:00 - 23:48
8. Sew the back seam: 23:48 - 25:25
9. Sew the sleeve hem: 25:25 - 28:23
10. Insert the sleeve: 28:23 - 35:01
11. Attach the facing: 35:01 - 38:27
12. Stitch centre back facing: 38:27 - 40:37
13. Grade and clip seam allowances: 40:37 - 42:27
14. Understitch the facing: 42:27 - 46:08
15. Sew the garment hem: 46:08 - 48:05
16. Stitch hook and eye (optional): 48:05 - 49:05

FEATURED
Floral Dress: Copen dress pattern, waist darts are not sewn. Fabric by Chiara Santoni from Joel & Sons: https://www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk/p/21461/printed-cottons-rayons/mw/japanese-cactus-print

Website: www.madetosew.com
Email: info@madetosew.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/madetosew
Instagram: http://instagram.com/madetosew

AD:
Learn to Sew: Shift Dress

Alternative Shift Dress Video Tutorials @ SWN:

 

More Dress Sewing Tutorials:

Rating:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.

Views: 445

Comment

You need to be a member of Sew, What's New? to add comments!

Join Sew, What's New?

© 2017   Created by Sara.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service