Sewing, embroidery and accessories

Pattern cutting and dressmaking – a shift dress with Maria Pulley

Ref: S3D08480




Learn pattern construction and adaptation to produce a pattern for a classic shift dress which fits you perfectly. After making a toile based on your own measurements, construct and sew a dress in your chosen fabric that has a great fit and a professional finish. Some sewing experience is essential.


Maria Pulley

After graduating in 3D design from Kingston University in 1978, Maria I worked in London as a graphic designer until 1986 when she moved to Cambridge and set up a business designing and making dresses. In 1998, after gaining a PGCE, she taught textiles and art at a secondary school in Cornwall.


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