Online class with Alison Smith

Couture Dressmaking Techniques

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Elevate the beauty and longevity of every garment you sew. Learn couture dressmaking fundamentals with School of Sewing founder Alison Smith.

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Alison Smith is the United Kingdom's premier teacher of dressmaking, tailoring and corsetry. She is the first person to receive the award of Member of...Read more

Lessons (7)

Introduction & Making a Muslin
1. Introduction & Making a Muslin
Meet your instructor, Britain's premier sewing educator Alison Smith, and learn more about the couture touches you can use in your own dressmaking. Th...Read more
13min
Understanding Underlinings
2. Understanding Underlinings
Underlining and stabilizing your fabric will prevent wrinkles and sagging in your finished garment and greatly extend its wearable life. Alison discus...Read more
22min
Delightful Darts
3. Delightful Darts
A perfectly finished plain seam is the foundation of sewing. Master it and you're on your way to making beautifully finished darts, too. Alison demons...Read more
39min
Perfect Curves
4. Perfect Curves
If you find princess seams and curved necklines intimidating, Alison is here to walk you through sewing those curves with confidence. The secret is in...Read more
22min
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Alison Smith is the United Kingdom's premier teacher of dressmaking, tailoring and corsetry. She is the first person to receive the award of Member of...Read more

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