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Wedding Dress with Sleeves

Patterns and Software

Features:

  • 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

    Working with the Pattern

    • Foreword

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    • Tutorial 1. Getting Started

    • Tutorial 2. Calculating Adjustments to the Standard Pattern

    • Tutorial 3. Customizing the Size of the Pattern

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

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

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

    • Tutorial 7. Styling and Shaping the Pattern

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

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

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

    • Tutorial 11. Gluing Together the Printed Out Patterns

  • 2

    Cutting and Duplicating the Materials

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

    • Tutorial 13. Cutting the Dress

    • Tutorial 14. Duplicating the Patterns. Marking the Bones

  • 3

    Sewing the Dress

    • Tutorial 15. Assembling the Lining. Part 1

    • Tutorial 16. Assembling the Lining. Part 2

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

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

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

    • Tutorial 20. Cutting the Chiffon and the Lace

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

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

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

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

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

    • Tutorial 26. Pressing the Back of the Dress

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

    • Tutorial 28. Sewing the Side Seams

    • Tutorial 29. Cutting the Sleeves

    • Tutorial 30. Setting the Sleeves into the Armscyes

  • 4

    Decorating the Garment

    • Tutorial 31. Decorating the Garment. Part 1

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

  • 5

    PATTERNS

    • Dress sewing patterns

  • 6

    SOFTWARE

    • Pattern Alteration Software