Uptown Needle & CraftWorks (4610 Magazine St., 504-302-9434; www.uptowncraftworks.com) hosts a workshop teaching how to measure, cut and sew a summer dress. The class is 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15 and costs $45 per person. Sewing machines are provided. Attendees can bring their own cotton or linen fabric or purchase some from the store at a 15 percent discount. Registration required. Visit www.uptowncrafworks.eventbrite.com for details.