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Cupped Wedding Dress with Bodice and Open Back

Patterns Included


  • Designing and constructing quilted cups.
  • Detailed analysis of the open-back dress styles.
  • Recommendations and rules of choosing a right type of open-back garment.
  • Choosing the right base: corset, bodice or bodysuit. 
  • Choosing the right depth of the cut on the back.
  • Creating a garment with a bodice (corset) base.
  • Choosing the right shape of the straps.
  • For making this dress were used thin lace material and elastic transparent net.
  • Connecting bodice and the dress into one whole garment.

Skills you gain:

  • Modeling of the separately cut cup.
  • Modeling of the open backs.
  • Modeling of the straps with complex forms.
  • How to design and construct quilted cups.
  • How to alter  the pattern with separately cut cups for different body types.
  • How to sew in the separately cut cups using inner seam.
  • The techniques of attaching of the thing lace materials to the corset based dress.

Where to use:

  • This sewing method is widely used in different combinations and gives you a wide range of opportunities for creating cocktail, evening, prom and wedding gowns.


Class Curriculum

    1. Tutorial 1. Getting Acquainted with the Model

    2. Tutorial 2. Pattern Calculation

    3. Tutorial 3. Altering the Standard Pattern

    4. Tutorial 4. Shaping the Top Part of the Front

    5. Tutorial 5. Shaping the Back of the Dress

    6. Tutorial 6. Shaping the Cups

    7. Tutorial 7. Cutting the Dress

    8. Tutorial 8. Cutting a Mesh Backing. Joining the Backing with the Main Fabric

    9. Tutorial 9. Cutting a Lace Overlay for the Back of the Dress

    10. Tutorial 10. Joining the Lace with the Base. Sewing In the Zipper

    11. Tutorial 11. Joining the Lining and the Face of the Back

    12. Tutorial 12. Reinforcing the Low Neckline. Finishing the Raw Edges with the Lining

    13. Tutorial 13. Pressing the Back and Finishing the Edges of the Lace

    14. Tutorial 14. Closing the Vertical Princess Seams of the Front

    15. Tutorial 15. Marking the Location of Bones. Cutting a Lace Overlay for the Front

    16. Tutorial 16. Sewing Bones onto the Front. Joining the Face with the Lining

    17. Tutorial 17. Assembling the Cups

    18. Tutorial 18. Sewing Bones onto the Cups

    19. Tutorial 19. Pressing, Steaming, and Sewing the Cups into the Dress

    20. Tutorial 20. Sewing the Cups into the Dress

    21. Tutorial 21. Finishing the Cups. Sewing the Lace Inset

    22. Tutorial 22. Applying the Final Touches to the Dress

    23. Types of Open-Back Dresses

    1. Sewing Patterns Download

About this course

  • $149.00
  • 24 lessons
  • 2.5 hours of video content