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Garment Sewing Techniques 101-4: Princess Seam Dress, Measurements, Pattern Adjustments and Muslins

In this five session Garment Sewing Techniques 101-4  you will make a Princess Seam Dress taking measurements, making pattern adjustments and creating a muslin sloper - Learn how to take dress measurements, make pattern adjustments from pin fitting a muslin while creating a master princess seam dress for a multiple variations of looks. This class does require some sewing outside of class.

  • Teri will 1st demonstrate how to properly take body measurements then everyone will take measurements.
  • You'll learn more about selecting the correct pattern size. Please keep in mind that all bodies require pattern adjustments.
  • Each of you will be adjusting the paper dress pattern to your measurements.
  • After making a muslin of this pattern Teri will be pin fitting adjustments to each individual explaining why these adjustments are necessary.

  • You'll then correct your muslin and pattern from the pin fitting.

  • You will learn ways to alter the pattern for different styles of dresses.

Class supply instructions will be mailed out 2 - 3 weeks before class. These communications will be sent out via our newsletter system. Please don't delete them or you will not have the information needed for the class.

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Skill Level:
Skill Details:
This Garment Sewing Techniques is for all levels but you must already know how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and have a basic knowledge of clothing construction.
Please bring all your sewing tools, sewing machine, thread, etc......
Instructor Name:
Teri Lloyd
Instructor Bio:
Freelance Costume Stitcher, Alterations, Custom Dressmaking, Cosplay Costumes, General Sewing, Embroidery, Virtual Sewing Tutor, Sewing Instruction and Sewing Consultant.

Teri has been sewing 40+ years creating beautiful clothing per clients' desires, working as a sample maker/pattern tester for Dos De Tejas Patterns in Texas as well as doing alterations for dry-cleaners, Talbots and various Boutiques throughout Pennsylvania. In 1996 Teri sewed the clothes featured in the New Home Fashion Show with Dos De Tejas Patterns in Nashville, TN. Along the way she also did pattern testing for The Creative Machine Newsletter in 1997.

After moving back to Wisconsin in 2010 Teri changed things up a bit and added sewing costumes for Theatre and Entertainment. She has worked in Costume Shops in NYC, FL, and abroad on productions of Cirque Du Soleil, Funny Girl, Devil Wears Prada, 2019 Madonna Madame X Tour, Hamilton The Broadway Musical, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, Disney On Ice, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Marvel Universe Live, Sesame Street Live, Disney Live, 2015 Madonna Rebel Heart World Tour, 2015 Madonna Music Living For love Video, Nuclear Cowboyz/Cowgirlz and over 31 productions at The Fireside Theatre.

Her greatest desire is to share her love and vast knowledge of sewing with all sewists who desire to increase their sewing expertise.

When not working at The Electric Needle you can find Teri at, and on Facebook and Instagram @terisuniquestitching.

Garment Sewing Techniques 101-4: Princess Seam Dress, Measurements, Pattern Adjustments and Muslins

$ 250.00
Thu, Oct 24, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thu, Nov 7, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thu, Nov 14, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thu, Nov 21, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thu, Dec 5, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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