Master vintage sewing techniques and design details as you create a classic dress that's customized to complement your figure.
Meet Laura and start to think about fabric choices for your Tia dress.
Learn how to prepare your pattern by choosing a size, adjusting the bust and adjusting the length to tailor your dress perfectly.
Get started on your vintage dress with cutting, pinning and marking your fabric. Then work on checking the bodice fit.
Start to pre-assemble your dress and begin to sew your bodice. Sew the patch pocket and the yoke, along with the bodice trim.
Finish your bodice and start sewing your skirt! Sew the side seams, secure the waist and create a waist stay to ensure long lasting comfort.
Install your zipper and learn vintage techniques to create a comfortable closure. Learn how to baste, add stabilizer and topstitch your zipper.
Work on your sleeves and hem using a variety of techniques, including attaching hem tape and the modified blanket stitch.
Create a fabulous petticoat for your dress without using any pattern at all! Learn about adding multiple ruffles and how to construct a petticoat that will add a little flair to your dress.