You’ve been sewing garments from patterns and are ready to take your sewing skills to the next level — enter draping and dressmaking. During 4 hours of private draping lessons, you’ll learn techniques for creating a custom dress in a simple silhouette. One-on-one, we’ll create a muslin drape, transfer it to pattern paper, and cut the pattern from fashion fabric.
Cost: $340 covers a 4-hour private lesson. Most students can finish a bodice sloper within a 4-hour lesson. Your 4-hour session can be booked all at once or broken up into two 2-hour sessions. Additional time can be purchased if needed. Private sewing lessons are booked in 2+ hour blocks at a rate of $85/hour.
- Sewing machine
- Thread and basic sewing kit
Other Supplies: note, these will vary based on your goals.
Scheduling: This instructor is generally available on Tuesday and Thursdays throughout the day with lesson times between 11:00am and 5:00pm as well as Saturday throughout the day between 10:00am and 4:00pm. To see current availability, please view the Google calendar which shows OPEN times. Private lessons are booked in 2+ hour increments. Enter the date/time in the note section at checkout so we can secure that spot for you. **Slopers is a 4-hour lesson, please select two dates/times for your lesson.
Instructor: Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design from Western Michigan University. When she is not teaching at Fabricate Studios, she works full-time in the industry using her skills in professional pattern making, technical pattern drafting, draping, and bringing paper to life at an apparel company in the metro Atlanta area. Sarah has over 6 years of hands-on experience that she willingly shares with the students at Fabricate Studios.
Please email us at [email protected] if you have specific questions about the lesson and we will respond as soon as possible.