with Paul Gallo
Online Class

Fashion Draping: Dressmaking Basics

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Overview

Take your garment-making skills to the next level. In Paul's class on fashion draping, you’ll learn techniques for creating a classic fitted dress. Stand beside a fashion-world insider as he creates a muslin drape, transfers it to pattern paper and cuts the pattern from fashion fabric. Instructions to sew the dress are included in the class materials. 

If you’ve been yearning to move your fashion inspirations from idea to reality, this class is for you.


Details

  • advanced
  • 10 episodes
  • 3h4m

Included in this Class

1. Meet Paul Gallo
3m

1. Meet Paul Gallo

Meet your instructor, Paul, and learn more about your class.

2. Preparing the Muslin
7m

2. Preparing the Muslin

Paul discusses how to measure and cut your muslin and block it to use for draping.

3. Draping the Bodice Front
24m

3. Draping the Bodice Front

Learn how to drape your muslin on an adjustable dress form to create the front of the bodice. Paul demonstrates how to pin correctly, creating darts and marking seam lines.

1. Meet Paul Gallo

1. Meet Paul Gallo

2. Preparing the Muslin

2. Preparing the Muslin

3. Draping the Bodice Front

3. Draping the Bodice Front

4. Draping the Back Bodice

4. Draping the Back Bodice

5. Draping the Skirt

5. Draping the Skirt

6. Truing the Muslin

6. Truing the Muslin

7. Building the Sleeve

7. Building the Sleeve

8. Checking Your Drape

8. Checking Your Drape

9. Drafting the Pattern

9. Drafting the Pattern

10. Cutting Fashion Fabric

10. Cutting Fashion Fabric