Sew Craftful/Sew Vintage Couture
Sew Craftful/Sew Vintage Couture
For the vintagely-inspired seamstress

Beginners Vintage Dressmaking Workshop: Basic Dress

Beginners Vintage Dressmaking Workshop: Basic Dress


Together we’re making a very simple vintage dress (with or without sleeves) and a back zipper. Only basic sewing skills are required to participate. The pattern pictured may not be the dress constructed during the workshop.

We’re using basic couture construction techniques, working the dress up in muslin during workshop hours, however after the workshop is completed participants are allowed 4 hours of in-studio time to work on the dress in its final fashion fabric.

Some of what to expect:

  • Toile workup

  • Handpicked zipper

  • Hand sewing

Saturdays: January 26, Feb 2 & Feb. 9, 2019


You’ll have access to and use of a professional dress form and other essential tools to use during the workshop.

What to bring to the workshop: A sewing machine, shears, thread 4 yards of white muslin (100% cotton).

Location: Center Studio 518 at Center Mall, 1941 N 42nd St., Suite 518, Omaha, NE 68105


Learn how to use and work with an authentic vintage sewing pattern then construct the pattern using couture construction techniques in muslin (cotton).

Basic sewing skills required.