Sew the Billie Dress
Intermediate | 31 min 42 sec
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Fashion and sewing influencer, Tabitha Sewer, shows you how to sew her favorite dress inspired by iconic jazz singer Billie Holiday. The Billie Dress is sleeveless with darts at the bust, a gathered skirt tier, and pockets. There is no closure except for two stylish ties at the back of the neck, so you can sew it up, throw it on, and go. Choose any of your favorite fabrics and keep it casual for day or more elegant for night. No matter how you style it, The Billie is comfortable and flattering on all body shapes. Tabitha takes you step by step through the sewing process, so you'll be twirling away in no time at all.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Fabric (Tabitha is using a silky solid, and you can use any fabric you like - check PDF for yardage for your size)
  • Sewing machine and coordinating thread
  • Pins
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Tailor's ham
  • Scissors
  • Pinking shears or serger with coordinating thread for finishing seams
  • Seam ripper
  • Marking tools of your choice
Learn how to:
  • Sew a sleeveless dress
  • Attach a stylish flounce
  • Make your own bias tape to bind neck holes and arm holes
  • Sew darts
  • Add pockets
What you'll get:
  • Easy-to-follow video lessons on how to sew a sleeveless, tie-back dress
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and PDF pattern (a $15 value)
  • Step-by-step instructions by fashion and sewing influencer Tabitha Sewer
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Dorothy Linton
Where do I get the pattern
October 16, 2022
Terry Williams
The instructor clearly demonstrated all of the techniques needed to sew this dress.
October 14, 2022
Kristy Aeschbocker
Wonderful class!! So easy to listen to and follow. Great techniques. I can't wait to make one! Or two!! Thank you.
October 6, 2022