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Private Lesson: Draping


Private lessons that cover draping and dressmaking skills.

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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: $300, covers 4 hours of instruction.

Prerequisite: This class assumes that you have experience sewing commercial patterns.

For questions, or to compare schedules in advance of purchasing these private lessons, please email us at [email protected] with DRAPING in the subject line.

Required Supplies

  • Sewing machine
  • Thread and basic sewing kit

Other Supplies: note, these will vary based on your goals.

  • Dress form (optional): please bring your own form if you have one. Otherwise you can learn on one of our forms, with limited sizing. A dress form is a big commitment, so don’t feel like you need to purchase one prior to your lessons! Email us if you want to discuss this further before booking your lesson.
  • Pattern Paper 3 – 4 yards
  • 3-4 yards cotton fashion fabric
  • 3 – 4 yards of muslin
  • Clear Ruler
  • French Curve
  • Tailoring Measuring Tape
  • Hip Curve
  • Mechanical pencil
  • Eraser
  • Clear Scotch Tape
  • Tracing Wheel