91a9ff1a-6df6-49be-ae38-ee47ba910575

Little Black Dress (Making) Class (Weeknight)

Esaie Couture Design School - Manhattan - Esaie Couture Design School

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Manhattan - Esaie Couture Design School 38 West 32nd St, Suite 1012 New YorkNY  10001
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Manhattan - Esaie Couture Design School 38 West 32nd St, Suite 1012 New YorkNY  10001

Registration is closed

Sign up for this activity is no longer available.

What's Included

Everyone needs a little black dress in their wardrobe. Why not make one for yourself! This intensive class meets once a week for 4 weeks, and reveals the basics and more advanced skills to make yourself a classic LBD (Little Black Dress). If you're more into red, no worries! We'll help you make a LRD instead! (Other available options include LGD, LYD, LOD, etc.) Learn about fabrics and notions needed for dress making Learn to measure your body properly Learn to read and custom fit a commercial dress pattern Learn to prepare fabric for layout cutting and marking Learn construction technique including zipper insertion Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques FABRIC & SUPPLIES Student should bring: 1.Fabric (3 yards) 2.Commercial pattern KWIK SEW-K3521 Choose the pattern size according to your bust size (FYI: usually 3 sizes larger than your off-the-rack size). The pattern can be purchased online at http://kwiksew.mccall.com/dresses-pages-3034.php?list=0 3.Measuring tape 4.Fabric scissors 5.Paper cutting Scissors 6.Thread 7.Pins 8.Seam ripper 9.Hand needles

About This Organizer

Esaie Couture Design School is a boutique school that caters to you...The creative type, who has always wanted to learn to sew, make your own patterns, design, get into dressmaking or tailoring, or simply hem up your pants and sew on a button…You can learn it all here! Whether you seek New York sewing classes for personal enjoyment or to build a career in the fashion industry, Esaie Couture can help you develop your artistic and technical fashion sensibilities.

Organizer Info

  • Esaie Couture Design School

Map & Direction

Manhattan - Esaie Couture Design School 38 West 32nd St, Suite 1012 New YorkNY  10001
Get Directions

Discuss This Activity