Sewing Sunday Workshop: Sway Dress

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  • July 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Fashion Lab NY and Needle Sharp for another Collaborative Sewing Workshop!

The classic Sway Dress from Papercut Patterns is a loose fitting and gorgeously flowing dress perfect for many different body types. Make the Swing or Waist Tie version. It has a center front and back seam with a scooped and V neck so you can mix up the look by wearing either neck options to the front or back. It also features side seam pockets.

During this 6-hour workshop we will have fun sewing your version of this fabulous easy-breezy dress. Teens and Adults, ages 16 and up. Limited SPOTS!

Workshop includes: 6-hour instructional class and the Needle Sharp Kit. In this box, you will receive the pattern, fabric of your choice, and all the notions to match your fabric – matching thread, fusible interfacing and a sewing machine needle.

Pattern: Sway Dress from Papercut Patterns

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

What you should know (or desire to learn): Inserting in-seam pockets, the “burrito method” of sewing facings

Fabric Options: 

  1. Navy/Red Geometric Crepe – If you’re looking to embrace the slinky elements of this dress, look no further than this matte, abstract print crepe
  2. Light Gray Heathered Viscose – Insanely light and soft, this fabric has a mix of different threads to create a minimalist, heathered grey
  3. Navy Chambray Print Cotton – If you’re looking to play with the volume of this trapeze dress, this is the fabric for you. Full-bodied, yet subtle and stunning.


Venue Phone: 716.406.4067

Venue Website:

1205 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, New York, 14216, United States