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Wedding Dress with Sleeves

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  • Advanced curves and decorative inserts.
  • Integral sleeves.
  • Rules of complex styling and shaping.
  • 2 fabric colors and 4 different material types used: chiffon, lace, stretch-satin and Armani fabric.
  • In this course we not only will alter the pattern but also will create an unique pattern for a complex dress for a particular client’s size.

Skills you gain:

  • Advanced pattern drafting.
  • The right order of combining different parts of the dress.
  • Sewing together curved reliefs of “difficult” materials (3 layers: basis, chiffon and lace).
  • The right boning placement for complex curved garment.
  • Fast chiffon train cutting method.
  • Quilting cup in the dress with straps.
  • Cutting thin yet very comfortable lace sleeve.
  • Calculation and alteration of the pattern for a particular client’s size.

Where to use:

  • Sewing wedding and evening dresses.

Class curriculum

    1. Foreword

    2. Tutorial 1. Getting Started

    3. Tutorial 2. Calculating Adjustments to the Standard Pattern

    4. Tutorial 3. Customizing the Size of the Pattern

    5. Tutorial 4. Building the Lace Top Part of the Back

    6. Tutorial 5. Building the Lace Top Part of the Front

    7. Tutorial 6. Testing the Adjusted Pattern on a Mock-Up

    8. Tutorial 7. Styling and Shaping the Pattern

    9. Tutorial 8. Creating a Re-styled Paper Pattern. Part 1

    10. Tutorial 9. Creating a Re-styled Paper Pattern. Part 2

    11. Tutorial 10. Sewing a Mock-Up after the New Pattern

    12. Tutorial 11. Gluing Together the Printed Out Patterns

    1. Tutorial 12. Review of Materials Used. Analyzing the Dress Model before Cutting

    2. Tutorial 13. Cutting the Dress

    3. Tutorial 14. Duplicating the Patterns. Marking the Bones

    1. Tutorial 15. Assembling the Lining. Part 1

    2. Tutorial 16. Assembling the Lining. Part 2

    3. Tutorial 17. Assembling the Lining. Part 3 (Final Steps)

    4. Tutorial 18. Sewing Bones onto the Cups. Pressing the Lining

    5. Tutorial 19. Sewing Bones onto the Front and the Back of the Dress

    6. Tutorial 20. Cutting the Chiffon and the Lace

    7. Tutorial 21. Assembling the Face of the Front Half of the Dress

    8. Tutorial 22. Assembling the Face of the Back Half of the Dress

    9. Tutorial 23. Overview of Various Types of Trains and Related Cutting Techniques

    10. Tutorial 24. Cutting and Sewing a Train for the Dress

    11. Tutorial 25. Joining the Face and the Lining of the Back of the Dress

    12. Tutorial 26. Pressing the Back of the Dress

    13. Tutorial 27. Joining the Face and the Lining of the Front Half of the Dress

    14. Tutorial 28. Sewing the Side Seams

    15. Tutorial 29. Cutting the Sleeves

    16. Tutorial 30. Setting the Sleeves into the Armscyes

    1. Tutorial 31. Decorating the Garment. Part 1

    2. Tutorial 32. Decorating the Garment. Part 2. Pictures of the Finished Garment

    1. Dress sewing patterns

    1. Pattern Alteration Software

About this course

  • $149.00
  • 35 lessons
  • 9 hours of video content