Wedding and Evening Dresses

This course is a part of PRO and VIP plans

In this course developed by Tatiana Kozorovitsky you'll learn how to draft and adjust patterns, choose and implement different styles, sew using professional techniques for highest quality, decorate your garments and how to make a perfectly fitting dress from a long distance. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an experienced designer. Everything you need is provided in this step-by-step training program.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • A Message from Tatiana

    • Your First Steps

    • How to Use this Course

    • Before We Begin...

  • 2

    Getting Started

    • Corset Pattern

    • Measurements

    • How to Alter a Pattern

    • Equipment

    • Members Feedback

  • 3

    Sewing Basics

    • Foreword

    • Cutting Fabric

    • Applying Fusible Interfacing

    • Top-stitching

    • Sewing in the Boning

    • Lapped Seam

    • Curving the Boning

    • Ripping off the Boning

    • Types of Seams and Pressing

  • 4

    Before the Cutting

    • Before You Start...

    • Tutorial 1. Foreword

    • Tutorial 2. Order Form Personal Data, Order Price, Prepayment

    • Tutorial 3. Order Form Client’s Measurements

    • Tutorial 4. Marking Reference Lines on Client’s Body

    • Tutorial 5. Compulsory Measurements

    • Tutorial 6. Supplementary Style-Related Measurements

    • Tutorial 7. Supplementary Measurements for Sleeves or Shoulder Straps

    • Tutorial 8. Printing and Storing Sewing Patterns

    • Tutorial 9. Sewing a Mock-up after a New Pattern

  • 5

    Choosing Right Patterns and Styles

    • Tutorial 10. Mistakes Caused by the Wrong Choice of Pattern. Boat Neckline

    • Tutorial 11. Mistakes Related to the Wrong Choice of Pattern. V-Neck

    • Tutorial 12. Brief Overview of the Straight Neck (Strapless) Pattern

    • Tutorial 13. Pattern with Two Front Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 14. Key Rules of Choosing Patterns

    • Tutorial 15. Wrong Choice of Pattern for High Neck Garments Cut One Piece with Straps

    • Tutorial 16. Mock-Up Corset with Shoulders. Removing the Barrel Chest Effect

    • Tutorial 17. Choosing the Right Pattern for a Top Worn with a Corset

    • Tutorial 18. Rules of Choosing the Right Pattern for a Top Worn Over a Corset

    • Tutorial 19. Sleeves. General Recommendations

    • Tutorial 20. Sleeve Cap

    • Tutorial 21. Certain Properties of Off-Shoulder Sleeves

    • Tutorial 22. Removable Straps Cut Separately from Garment Body

    • Tutorial 23. Corset Back

    • Tutorial 24. Making Corners for Attaching Straps

    • Tutorial 25. Making Seamlessly Integrated Shoulder Straps

    • Tutorial 26. Designing the Back Lacing

  • 6

    Anatomy of Corset Patterns

    • Tutorial 27. Making a Basic Corset Pattern

    • Tutorial 28. Boat-Neck Corset with Two Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 29. Low-Neck Corset with Two Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 30. Boat-Neck Corset with Four Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 31. Low-Neck Corset with Four Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 32. Side Dart Opening

    • Tutorial 33. Corset Cut One Piece with Shoulder or Halter-Neck Straps

    • Tutorial 34. Side Seam

    • Tutorial 35. Conclusion

  • 7

    Applying Theory to Practice

    • Tutorial 36. Practice. Introduction

    • Tutorial 37. Manual Calculation of Pattern Adjustments

    • Tutorial 38. Comparing Manually and Automatically Calculated Values

    • Tutorial 39. Choosing the Pattern and Calculating Adjustments by Software

    • Tutorial 40. Automatic Calculation of Adjustments to the Lace Top Pattern

    • Tutorial 41. Automatic Calculation of Adjustments to Corset Pattern with 2 Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 42. Adjusting the Corset Pattern with 2 Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 43. Automatic Calculation of Adjustments

    • Tutorial 44. Manual Calculation of Adjustments to the Pattern of a Corset Cut One Piece with Shoulder Straps

    • Tutorial 45. Comparing Manually and Automatically Calculated Adjustments to Corset Pattern with Seamlessly Integrated Shoulder Straps

    • Tutorial 46. Drafting the Back of a Corset with Seamlessly Integrated Straps

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

  • 8

    Simplified Corset with 2 Curves

    • Tutorial 1. Introduction

    • Tutorial 2. Fusing of Fabric, Corset Cutting

    • Tutorial 3. Joining Vertical Curves

    • Tutorial 4. Stitching-on Bones

    • Tutorial 5. Covering Cups with Padding Polyester

    • Tutorial 6. Joining the Face and the Lining

    • Tutorial 7. Joining the Side Seams.Fitting

    • Tutorial 8. Finishing the Corset. Finishing the Bottom

    • Tutorial 9. Sewing a Lacing Flap. Punching Grommets

    • Tutorial 10. Decoration

    • Your Assignment

  • 9

    Corset with 4 Curves and Quilted Cup

    • Introduction

    • Tutorial 1. Cutting Preparations. Neckline Alteration on a Ready Pattern

    • Tutorial 2. Layout Planning. Cutting

    • Tutorial 3. Fusing the Pieces of the Lining

    • Tutorial 4. Joining the Lining along Its Curves

    • Tutorial 5. Quilting Embossed Cups on the Lining

    • Tutorial 6. Sewing-on Vertical Bones

    • Tutorial 7. Covering Cups with Padding Polyester

    • Tutorial 8. Sewing-on Horizontal Bones

    • Tutorial 9. Joining the Face Pieces of the Corset

    • Tutorial 10. Joining the Face and the Lining

    • Tutorial 11. Turning Out and Pressing the Garment

    • Tutorial 12. Pulling Face Fabric onto Lining

    • Tutorial 13. Finishing the Bottom of the Corset

    • Tutorial 14. Finishing the Corset. Decoration

    • Your Assignment

  • 10

    Wedding Dress with Deep Neckline and Whole-Piece Train

    • Introduction

    • Pattern Constructor

    • Tutorial 1. Getting Acquainted with the Model

    • Tutorial 2. Review of Materials Used

    • Tutorial 3. Calculating Pattern Alterations

    • Tutorial 4. Altering the Standard Pattern

    • Tutorial 5. Cutting the Mock-Up

    • Tutorial 6. Working with the Mock-Up

    • Tutorial 7. Skirt Patterns

    • Tutorial 8. Cutting the Dress

    • Tutorial 9. Cutting the Lace. Duplicating the Patterns

    • Tutorial 10. Marking the Location of Bones

    • Tutorial 11. Sewing Up the Princess Seams of the Lining

    • Tutorial 12. Pressing the Lining and the Bones

    • Tutorial 13. Forming Dome-Shaped Corset Cups

    • Tutorial 14. Final Steps to Quilt the Cups with Bones

    • Tutorial 15. Pressing the Lining Quilted with Bones

    • Tutorial 16. Covering the Cups with Padding Polyester

    • Tutorial 17. Joining the Lace with the Face of the Dress

    • Tutorial 18. Assembling the Face of the Dress

    • Tutorial 19. Sewing a Zipper into the Back of the Dress

    • Tutorial 20. Pressing the Face of the Dress

    • Tutorial 21. Joining the Face of the Front with the Lining

    • Tutorial 22. Finishing the Front of the Dress. Joining the Face of the Back with the Lining

    • Tutorial 23. Finishing the Lacing Area

    • Tutorial 24. Setting Grommets into the Lacing Bars

    • Tutorial 25. Easy Way to Add Supporting Bridges to the Front Neckline

    • Tutorial 26. Sewing Up the Side Seams of the Dress

    • Tutorial 27. Pressing the Side Seams of the Dress

    • Tutorial 28. Virtual Fitting Test. Drafting the Underskirt

    • Tutorial 29. Making a Netting for the Train

    • Tutorial 30. Sewing Ruffles onto the Underskirt

    • Tutorial 31. Calculating and Cutting the See-Through Skirt

    • Tutorial 32. Assembling and Finishing the See-Through Skirt

    • Tutorial 33. Decorating the Dress and the See-Through Skirt with Fabric Applique

    • Your Assignment

  • 11

    Dress with Lace Straps and Full Skirt - Remote Sewing

    • Foreword

    • Tutorial 1. Peculiarities of Long Distance Sewing

    • Tutorial 2. Taking Measurements

    • Tutorial 3. Materials Required for Making a Petticoat

    • Tutorial 4. Constructing the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 5. Cutting the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 6. Reinforcing the Construction of the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 7. Positioning, Calculating, and Cutting the First Ruffle

    • Tutorial 8. Positioning Bottom Ruffles on the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 9. Sewing Tunnels for Stiff Petticoat Hoops

    • Tutorial 10. Drawing the Ruffles Layout. Calculating All Ruffles

    • Tutorial 11. Cutting the Ruffles and the Yoke

    • Tutorial 12. Sewing Ruffles on the Petticoat. Sewing the Yoke

    • Tutorial 13. Assembling the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 14. Calculating Adjustments to the Standard Pattern

    • Tutorial 15. Customizing the Bodice on Paper

    • Tutorial 16. Sewing a Mock-Up Bodice of the Dress

    • Tutorial 17. Calculating Fabric Consumption for the Base of the Dress

    • Tutorial 18. Duplicating the Pieces. Marking Bone Positions

    • Tutorial 19. Assembling the Front Half of the Lining

    • Tutorial 20. Putting Bones on the Front Half of the Dress

    • Tutorial 21. Assembling the Back Half of the Lining. Reinforcing it with Bones

    • Tutorial 22. Fitting the Lining of the Dress

    • Tutorial 23. Putting the Last Bones on the Lining of the Dress

    • Tutorial 24. Installing a Zipper. Sewing the Central Back Seam

    • Tutorial 25. Assembling the Face of the Dress

    • Tutorial 26. Joining the Face with the Lining

    • Tutorial 27. Joining the Face with the Lining by Machine

    • Tutorial 28. Pressing the Neckline of the Dress

    • Tutorial 29. Steaming and Pressing the Dress on the Dress-Form

    • Tutorial 30. Calculating Patterns for Cutting the Mesh Top

    • Tutorial 31. Adjusting the Top after the Measurements of the Main Dress

    • Tutorial 32. Sewing a Mock-Up Top. Calculating the Mesh Skirts

    • Tutorial 33. Cutting the Mesh Skirts

    • Tutorial 34. Sewing the Mesh Top

    • Tutorial 35. Joining the Mesh Parts with the Dress

    • Tutorial 36. Cutting Out Lace Motifs

    • Tutorial 37. Decorating the Dress with Lace Appliqué

    • Tutorial 38. Finishing the Dress after the Fitting

    • Tutorial 39. Embellishing the Dress with Rhinestones

    • Tutorial 40. Adding an “Expander” to the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 41. Conclusion

    • Your Assignment

  • 12

    Plus Size Evening Dress with Hidden Corset

    • Tutorial 1. Getting Acquainted with the Model. Review of Materials

    • Tutorial 2. Calculating Pattern Alterations

    • Tutorial 3. Constructing the Pattern. Calculating Fabric Consumption

    • Tutorial 4. Cutting the Dress. Duplicating the Lining

    • Tutorial 5. Marking the Bones

    • Tutorial 6. Cutting the Lacing Bars

    • Tutorial 7. Sewing Bones onto the Back. Finishing the Lacing Bars

    • Tutorial 8. Assembling the Lining of the Back

    • Tutorial 9. Installing a Blind Zipper into the Back of the Dress

    • Tutorial 10. Preparing to Join the Face with the Lining

    • Tutorial 11. Sewing the Lining to the Face of the Back

    • Tutorial 12. Applying Final Touches to the Back of the Dress

    • Tutorial 13. Finishing the Slit at the Back

    • Tutorial 14. Attaching Vertical Bones. Closing the Princess Seams

    • Tutorial 15. Pressing the Princess Seams and the Cups of the Lining

    • Tutorial 16. Sewing Bones onto Large-Size Cups

    • Tutorial 17. Reinforcing the Waist with Additional Bones

    • Tutorial 18. Padding the Cups with Polyester

    • Tutorial 19. Sewing Down the Princess Seams of the Face of the Front

    • Tutorial 20. Finishing the Top Edge of the Front of the Dress

    • Tutorial 21. Sewing Down the Side Seams of the Dress

    • Tutorial 22. Pressing the Side Seams Open

    • Tutorial 23. Hemming the Dress. Pictures of the Finished Garment

    • Tutorial 24. On Supplementary Patterns

    • Your Assignment

  • 13

    Next Steps

    • Creating Your Own Collection

  • 14

    PATTERNS

    • Corset Patterns

    • Deep Neckline Wedding Dress with Whole-Piece Train

    • Wedding Dress with Lace Straps and Full Skirt

    • Plus Size Dress with Hidden Corset

  • 15

    SOFTWARE

    • Corset with 2 Curves

    • Corset with 4 Curves

    • Corset with Shoulder Straps

    • Halter Neck Corset

    • Shoulder Corset

    • Wedding Dress with Deep Neckline and Whole-Piece Train

  • 16

    DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE

    • Congratulations!

    • Work Submission

    • Work Submission 2

    • Work Submission 3

    • Work Submission 4

    • Work Submission 5 (Optional)