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How to Sew The BurdaStyle Shirred Dress With Pockets


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Video Duration: 1 Hour and 27 minutes

You’ll love this video if:

  • You want to sew the Shirred Dress pattern
  • You want step-by-step instruction for sewing this garment
  • You’d like to learn new sewing techniques
  • You have never sewn a shirred garment

You will Learn:

  • How to properly fuse and assemble a dress facing
  • How to sew shirring
  • How to finish a seam with bias tape
  • How to use elastic thread


In this video, Becky Mackinnon will guide you through the sewing process of the BurdaStyle Shirred Dress from start to finish. This stylish and versatile dress will make a great addition to your wardrobe! Becky will guide you through which fabrics and notions to purchase, go over all of the pattern pieces and cutting details, and show you how to fully assemble the dress.

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About the Expert:

Becky MacKinnon has been teaching sewing for 4 years at The Sewing Studio and instructs a number of webinars and videos for Burdastyle. She has dipped her feet into just about everything in the fashion industry. From couture to sports wear to accessories to pet apparel, she’s sewn it all- and has probably taught someone else how to sew it too! With her broad and technical background Becky has helped many new fashion designers launch their brands and has inspired a love for sewing in students of all ages.