Intermediate | 31 min
Taught by Tabitha Sewer
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.
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

Sew the Billie Dress
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
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