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          You are an individual; your clothing should be unique. Learn fashion draping from designer Paul Gallo and create your own dress patterns for an unrivaled look.

          Episode descriptions

          Meet Paul Gallo
          1. Episode: Meet Paul Gallo
          3min

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

          Preparing the Muslin
          2. Episode: Preparing the Muslin
          7min

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

          Draping the Bodice Front
          3. Episode: Draping the Bodice Front
          24min

          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.

          Draping the Back Bodice
          4. Episode: Draping the Back Bodice
          18min

          Finish up the bodice draping by creating pleasing lines on the back, with darts and seam lines marked.

          Draping the Skirt
          5. Episode: Draping the Skirt
          21min

          Paul explains how to mark your cross-grain line and drape your muslin for a skirt front and back.

          Truing the Muslin
          6. Episode: Truing the Muslin
          31min

          Once you've established a pleasing form for your draped garments, it's important to true up the pieces front and back, establishing the correct seam lines and allowances so you can create your pattern. Paul shows you how!

          Building the Sleeve
          7. Episode: Building the Sleeve
          28min

          Sleeves might seam tricky, but Paul walks you through the process of choosing a sleeve-cap shape, checking it on your garment, then altering and notching the sleeve for a perfect fit.

          Checking Your Drape
          8. Episode: Checking Your Drape
          12min

          It's time to pin your muslin together and try it on the dress form again for troubleshooting the fit and checking the drape.

          Drafting the Pattern
          9. Episode: Drafting the Pattern
          24min

          Your muslin pieces are ready to be turned into pattern pieces. Paul explains how to trace out, label and mark the skirt and bodice coponents to draft your paper pattern.

          Cutting Fashion Fabric
          10. Episode: Cutting Fashion Fabric
          15min

          Bring your pattern to life! With Paul's help, you'll cut out your fashion fabric for skirt and bodice and be ready to sew a beautifully draped garment of your own design!

          About the Teacher

          Paul Gallo
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