Online class with Alison Smith

Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction

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Elevate the quality, longevity and beauty of any garment you sew. Learn professional methods for constructing tailored sleeves, collars, pockets and more.

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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)

Sleeve Insertion
1. Sleeve Insertion
Meet Britain's top sewing instructor, Alison Smith, who will guide you through essential tailoring techniques, beginning with jacket sleeve insertions...Read more
22min
Classic Collars
2. Classic Collars
Mandarin and Peter Pan collars must be absolutely symmetrical to look good. Learn Allison's techniques for accurately marking and sewing such collars,...Read more
25min
Notched Collars
3. Notched Collars
Learn the secrets to making a traditional notched collar lie smoothly on the back of the neck. Alison explains turn of the cloth and how to adjust for...Read more
27min
Melton Undercollars
4. Melton Undercollars
A lightweight melton undercollar is a classic option for jackets and coats made of heavier fabric. Alison walks you through the steps of preparing you...Read more
27min
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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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