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ALICE & CO PATTERNS 4th BIRTHDAY PARTY Sunday 26th June 6-8pm UK TIME

Regular price £5.00

Date: Sunday 26th June

Time: 6-8pm UK TIME

Duration: 2 hours

Ticket price: FREE or £5 to enter our raffle! Feel free to buy multiple raffle tickets for multiple entries and help us raise as much money as possible for our chosen charity. See below for details on the charity + all the fabulous prizes up for grabs!

Join us to celebrate our 4th birthday party! Alice will be zooming in from poolside in Palm Springs, California whilst Lilia is holding fort in London.

We'll be showing you how to draft your own 'Angel Dress' from scratch! The design starts with a simple square shape, from which a few pattern-cutting refinements create a terribly chic frock that can take you from poolside to cocktail bar! The Angel Dress is perfect for whipping up for the summer holidays - super simple if you've never drafted anything before, or super quick and fun for the more experienced! In terms of fabric it's a great wearable canvas to show off a fabulous print. 

The class will cover how to draft the dress from start to finish to your own measurements including:

- how to take your measurements

- how to draft your pattern step by step 

- neckline options 

- hack ideas 

- how to sew it up 

RAFFLE

Tickets are £5 - feel free to purchase more than one for multiple entries! All proceeds will be going to Women for Women International who help women survivors of war rebuild their lives and choose their own futures.

Our fabulous raffle prizes include:

- A personal 1-2-1 Pattern Cutting session with Alice (via Zoom, 40mins)

- £50 voucher for Alice & Co Patterns

- £30 fabric voucher for The New Craft House

- £20 voucher for The Fold Line

- £30 fabric voucher for Fabric Godmother

- 3m of fabric from Storrs London

- £50 fabric voucher for Bawn Textiles

- £35 Fabric voucher from Selvedge and Bolts

HOW IT WORKS

The event will take place as a video meeting via Zoom. Once you sign up for the event you will receive a download which includes all the details of how to join.  On the day of the event you will also receive a direct link to join the event via Zoom.

The event will be recorded and the link made available for 30 days following the event - so if you can't make it on the day you will be able to catch up later!

*Please note that you will need to be subscribed up to our newsletter in order to receive emails from us (there is a checkbox when you sign up for the class)*

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

The class will be demonstration of how to draft the dress - you can follow along full scale during the class or take notes and use the recording to draft in your own time, or just sit back and enjoy with your tipple of choice!

If want to follow along full scale you will need: 

  •  x1 piece of paper approx 120cm/47" by 60cm/24"
  • A tape measure (we draft in metric, so if you’re more used to inches, a dual tape-measure will be handy - or we can help you to convert along the way)
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Sticky tape
  • Paper scissors

ADDITIONAL INFO

Refreshments: we strongly encourage preparing your favourite snack and a cocktail/mocktail of your choice! We've carefully timed the class so that it is an appropriate moment for champagne on both sides of the pond (a 10am brunch mimosa for Alice in Palm Springs, 6pm cocktail hour in London for Lilia!)

Dress Code: From your cosiest PJs to a glamorous cocktail party dress - as this event is on Zoom it's totally up to you! 

How to download your Alice & Co Pattern

Alice & Co patterns are provided in three different page formats and are designed to be printed in colour.

Once you have purchased your pattern you will be given a download link. This will also be emailed to you so don't worry if you don't want to download it straight away! 

The download will consist of a zip file containing 4 separate PDF files:

1x Pattern Instructions
3x Patterns in A0, A4 and US Letter sizes  

*Please make sure you read the following instructions carefully before printing!*

For A4/US Letter: it is vital to make sure your pattern prints at full scale or the sizing will not be correct. Your print settings should be set to 'full scale', '100%', 'actual size' or equivalent according to your printer software.

There are two test squares on the first page of every pattern: a 5cm and a 2" square.

Print only this page first and check your square measures up, before printing the rest of the pattern.

For A0 copy shop: follow the instructions given by your chosen copy shop. Services are also available online - we recommend Patternsy - who print on lightweight tissue paper with very speedy delivery to anywhere in the world! Once you have purchased your pattern from us, simply click on the link above to go to their website and follow the steps to upload your pattern. 

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Comment télécharger votre patron Alice & Co Pattern

Les patrons d'Alice & Co patterns sont fournis dans trois formats de page différents et sont conçus pour être imprimés en couleur.

Une fois que vous aurez acheté votre patron, vous obtiendrez un lien de téléchargement. Celui-ci vous sera également envoyé par e-mail, donc ne vous inquiétez pas si vous ne souhaitez pas le télécharger immédiatement !

Le téléchargement consistera en un fichier zip contenant 4 fichiers PDF distincts :

1x Instructions pour le patron

3x Patrons dans les formats A0, A4 et US Letter  

*Lisez attentivement les instructions qui suivent avant d’imprimer votre patron !*

POUR LES FORMATS A4 / US LETTER : il est indispensable d’imprimer votre patron à 100%, sinon la taille ne sera pas correcte. Vos paramètres d'impression doivent être "pleine échelle" "100%", "taille réelle" ou un paramètre équivalent selon votre logiciel d'impression.

Il y a deux carrés de test sur la première page de chaque patron : un carré de 5 cm et un carré de 2 pouces. N'imprimez d'abord que cette page et vérifiez que votre carré est bien à la bonne taille, avant d'imprimer le reste du patron.

POUR LE FORMAT A0 : suivez les instructions données par votre imprimeur. Des services sont également disponibles en ligne.