Bishop - Video Lesson
The Bishop is a classic, raglan-sleeved dress with smocking around the neck. It falls just below the knee. In this lesson we will be sewing both views, VIEW A has an easy self-faced placket with a seam up the center back. VIEW B has a continuous bound placket, and the back is cut on the fold. We will also cover the four different sleeve options: banded puff, angel, and long & short smocked sleeves.
Run Time: 1 hour 35 min
Teacher: Susan Whitman
Difficulty Rating: 4 Thimbles - Expert
Note: While you may use any version of our Bishop pattern, Susan will be sewing in the order of our most current printing of the instructions.
Children's Corner Bishop pattern (sold separately)
Pleater (or access to pleating)
Basic Sewing Supplies
Shank Buttons (3/8") or plastic snaps (1/4") - 3
Sewing Adhesive Tape 1/4" wide
Edging for sleeve - 1 yard (optional)
In this lesson you'll learn:
Differences in View A & B of the Bishop
Pleating tips for both views
How to sew a flawless continuous bound placket
Tips for attaching a beautifully fitting neckband
How to sew each of the 4 sleeve options
Classic hand-stitching techniques for a beautiful finish
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