Wrap Dress Workshop: Weds 27th March – Weds 1st May


Weds: 6:30pm- 8:30pm (for six weeks)

Location: 18 Malden Road. Belsize Park NW5 3HN

Closest tubes: Chalk Farm & Kentish Town. Overground: Kentish Town West.

Level: It’s wonderful if you have experience but not essential!

Pattern and sizing: We cater to all sizes but if you are worried, please do get in touch with Annabel at the earliest opportunity.

The ideal wrap dress made by you, bespoke to you!  Over the course of two days we will work through the step-by-step process of making a wrap dress. This will cover basics of sewing you might already be familiar with more advanced construction techniques. We will provide all fabric and our studio is fully equipped for all your needs. You will learn lots of great sewing skills including how to alter a pattern to fit you perfectly, cut out a garment, baste stitch, use an over locker sewing or hong king binding finishing. This course is open to everyone regardless of previous sewing experience.

All the details

What will be covered:

  • How to trace a pattern and make fit changes where necessary
  • Preparation and cutting of fabric
  • A step by step construction guide
  • How to over lock or make/sew Hong Kong binding depending on the garment and design preference
  • Hemming


What will be provided:

  • A wrap dress pattern that can be adapted to your size
  • Fusing/interfacing
  • Domestic sewing machine and all tools
  • Printed out step by step guide
  • Annabel will provide a range of luxury recycled fabric for you to choose from
  • Elastic
  • Facing and pocket materials


What you’ll need to bring:

  • Lunch although there are shops and cafes are close by! We recommend Spring Café next door for delicious Italian food or The Fields Beneath for vegan heaven!


FABRIC (Recycled)
Fabric: Dependant on selection
Composition: unknown
Yarn or piece dyed: depends on piece
Origin of raw material: depends on piece
Weaver/Finisher:depends on piece
Supplier: Annabel Giraud-Telme

Composition: Cotton and glue
Origin of raw material: Unknown
Manufacturer: Unknown
Supplier: Whaleys Bradford- Whaleys-Bradford

Composition: Elastic
Origin of raw material: Unknown
Manufacturer: Unknown.
Supplier: Sewcraft –

Composition: 100% cotton
Certificate: 100% cotton
Origin of raw material: unknown
Manufacturer: Güetermann – Guetermann
Supplier: London Trimmings – London Trimmings


Made by you!


Company: Annabel Giraud-Telme
Design time: 30h
Number of fittings: 7

Company: Annabel Giraud-Telme.
Location: UK
Address: Wiltshire
Since: 2013
Cutting and Assembly time: 30h