Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course!

    • Introductions Session #1 (02/26/2021)

    • Introductions Session #2 (02/27/2021)

    • Discussions

  • 2

    Live Q&A Sessions

    • Facebook Live 03/02/2021

    • Facebook Live 03/06/2021

    • Facebook Live 03/11/2021

    • Zoom Live 03/13/2021

    • Facebook Live 03/17/2021

    • Facebook Live 03/20/2021

    • Facebook Live 03/27/2021

    • Facebook Live 03/30/2021

    • Facebook Live 04/03/2021

    • Facebook Live 04/10/2021

    • Facebook Live 04/16/2021

    • Facebook Live 04/23/2021

    • Facebook Live 04/29/2021

  • 3

    Week 1 - Base Slopers

    • Taping and Measuring Your Dress Form, and Measurements for Muslin Preparation

    • Basic Bodice with 1 Dart (Waist) - Draping

    • Basic Bodice with 2 Darts (Waist and Bust) - Draping

    • Straight Skirt - Draping

    • Tapered Skirt - Draping

    • A-Line Skirt - Draping

    • Attaching Bodice & Skirt, Turning into a Dress Sloper

    • Basic Sleeve - Draping

    • Basic Bodice with 1 Dart (Waist) - Patternmaking

    • Basic Bodice with 2 Darts (Waist and Bust) - Patternmaking

    • Skirts - Patternmaking

    • Basic Sleeve - Patternmaking

    • Discussions

  • 4

    Week 2 - Darts

    • French Dart - Draping

    • Shoulder Dart - Draping

    • Center Front Dart - Draping

    • Asymmetric Dart - Draping

    • Empire Bodice - Draping

    • Multiple Darts Bodice - Draping

    • French Dart - Patternmaking

    • Shoulder Dart - Patternmaking

    • Center Front Dart - Patternmaking

    • Asymmetric Dart - Patternmaking

    • Empire Bodice - Patternmaking

    • Multiple Darts Bodice - Patternmaking

  • 5

    Week 3 - Bodice Styles

    • Classic Princess Bodice - Draping

    • Armhole Princess Bodice - Draping

    • Dior Dart - Draping

    • Curved French Dart - Draping

    • Surplice Top - Draping

    • Full Torso Princess Bodice - Draping

    • Classic Princess Bodice - Patternmaking

    • Armhole Princess Bodice - Patternmaking

    • Dior Dart - Patternmaking

    • Curved French Dart - Patternmaking

    • Surplice Top - Patternmaking

    • Full Torso Princess Bodice - Patternmaking

  • 6

    Week 4 - Break Week

    • No Classes This Week!

  • 7

    Week 5 - Jersey Week #1

    • T-Shirt Foundation - Draping

    • Very Close Fitting Jersey Sloper - Draping

    • T-Shirt Foundation - Patternmaking

    • Very Close Fitting Jersey Sloper - Patternmaking

    • Introduction to Geometric Cutting

    • Cutting the Geometric Shapes

    • Sewing the Geometric Shapes

    • Draping and Fitting the Geometric Shapes - Part 1

    • Draping and Fitting the Geometric Shapes - Part 2

    • Draping and Fitting the Geometric Shapes - Part 3

  • 8

    Week 6 - Jersey Week #2

    • Measurements and Diagrams PDF

    • Overview and Concept of Unconventional Geometric Cutting

    • Patterns Demo and Measurements

    • Overview of the Three T-Shirt Shapes

    • Cutting the Three T-Shirt Jerseys

    • Geometrical Odd Shapes Dress Ideas

    • Cutting 1st Geometric Odd Shape Dress

    • Cutting 2nd Geometric Odd Shape Dress

    • Sewing All the Pieces

    • Cutting the Necklines Before Fitting

    • Fitting of Geometric Odd Shape Tops and Dresses

  • 9

    Week 7 - Skirts

    • Skirt Week Measurements PDF

    • Peg Skirt - Overview and Muslin Preparation

    • Controlled Flare Skirt - Overview and Muslin Preparation

    • Princess Line Skirt Foundation-Sloper - Overview and Muslin Preparation

    • 180 Degree Fold Creative Draping Skirt - Overview and Muslin Preparation

    • 05_Peg Skirt Draping

    • Controlled Flare Skirt - Draping

    • Princess Line Skirt Foundation-Sloper - Draping

    • 180 Degree Fold Creative Draping Skirt - Draping

    • Peg Skirt - Patternmaking

    • Controlled Flare Skirt - Patternmaking

    • Princess Line Skirt Foundation-Sloper - Patternmaking

    • 180 Degree Fold Creative Draping Skirt - Patternmaking

  • 10

    Week 8 - Break Week

    • No Classes This Week!

  • 11

    Week 9 - Dresses 1

    • Dress Week 1 Measurements PDF

    • Sheath, Semi-Fitted and Shift Dresses - Overview and Muslin Preparation

    • Sheath, Semi-Fitted and Shift Dresses - Draping

    • Panel Dress - Draping

    • Twist Dress - Draping

    • Sheath, Semi-Fitted and Shift Dresses - Patternmaking

    • Panel Dress - Patternmaking

    • Twist Dress - Patternmaking

  • 12

    Padding Your Dress Form (Bonus Course)

    • Chapter 01 - Introduction PDF

    • Chapter 02 - Full Torso Princess Bodice - Draping

    • Chapter 03 - Full Torso Princess Bodice - Patternmaking

    • Chapter 04 - Cutting Fabric and Interfacing

    • Chapter 05 - Sewing Fabric and Interfacing

    • Chapter 06 - Padding the Dress Form - Part 1

    • Chapter 07 - Padding the Dress Form - Part 2

    • Chapter 08 - Covering the Padded Dress Form with Interfacing

    • Chapter 09 - Draping the Top Cover

    • Chapter 10 - Sewing the Dress Form Cover & Finishing - Part 1

    • Chapter 11 - Sewing the Dress Form Cover & Finishing - Part 2

  • 13

    Country Club Tea Party Dress (Bonus Course)

    • Chapter 01: Introduction

    • Chapter 02: Required Tools

    • Chapter 03: Muslin Fundamentals

    • Chapter 04: Muslin Preparation for Bodice

    • Chapter 05: Muslin Preparation for Skirt

    • Chapter 06: Draping the Basic Bodice (Front)

    • Chapter 07: Draping the Basic Bodice (Back)

    • Chapter 08: Draping the Basic Skirt (Front)

    • Chapter 09: Draping the Basic Skirt (Back)

    • Chapter 10: Transferring Bodice to Pattern - Part 1

    • Chapter 11: Transferring Bodice to Pattern - Part 2

    • Chapter 12: Transferring Bodice to Pattern - Part 3

    • Chapter 13: Transferring Skirt to Pattern - Part 1

    • Chapter 14: Transferring Skirt to Pattern - Part 2

    • Chapter 15: Transferring Skirt to Pattern - Part 3

    • Chapter 16: Cutting the Fabric

    • Chapter 17: Cutting the Lining

    • Chapter 18: Sewing the Bodice (Darts and Outline)

    • Chapter 19: Sewing the Skirt (Darts and Outline)

    • Chapter 20: Sewing the Lining

    • Chapter 21: Lining the Dress

    • Chapter 22: Attaching the Zipper - Part 1

    • Chapter 23: Attaching the Zipper - Part 2

    • Chapter 24: Project Review

  • 14

    Blush Bridal Gown (Bonus Course)

    • Chapter 1: Introduction

    • Chapter 2: Design & Sketching the Look

    • Chapter 3: Taping the Dress Form

    • Chapter 4: Draping the Bodice

    • Chapter 5: Marking the Draped Bodice

    • Chapter 6: Creating the Bodice Pattern

    • Chapter 7: Cutting the Bodice

    • Chapter 8: Sewing the Bodice

    • Chapter 9: How to Cut the Skirt

    • Chapter 10: Demonstration: Cutting the Skirt Front Lace

    • Chapter 11: Demonstration: Cutting the Skirt Back Lace

    • Chapter 12: Sewing the Skirt

    • Chapter 13: Attaching the Bodice to Skirt, and Finishing

  • 15

    Cowl Neck Bias Draped Dress (Bonus Course)

    • Chapter 01 - Intro

    • Chapter 02 - Required Tools

    • Chapter 03 - Muslin Preparation

    • Chapter 04 - Draping the Skirt

    • Chapter 05 - Draping the Bodice - Front

    • Chapter 06 - Draping the Bodice - Back

    • Chapter 07 - Preparing Bodice for Pattern Transfer

    • Chapter 08 - Transferring Bodice to Pattern

    • Chapter 09 - Preparing Skirt for Pattern Transfer

    • Chapter 10 - Transferring Skirt to Pattern

    • Chapter 11 - Cutting the Silk Fabric & Lining

    • Chapter 12 - Sewing the Bodice

    • Chapter 13 - Sewing the Skirt

    • Chapter 14 - Project Overview