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How to Make a Dress Without a Pattern | Dressmaking Course

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How to Make a Dress | Dressmaking Classes

Lesson 8 – How to Sew a Dress Without a Pattern

By now, you’ve learned a lot about sewing a dress.  You’ve learned about the tools, the stitches, the finishing, and the techniques.  You’ve also made your first garment!  Great job! Now it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty of dressmaking so you can finally make that dress. If you don’t have a pattern, never fear! Here we have a super sneaky way to work around patterns, and customize your pieces to sew together and be exactly how you want them.

In this lesson you will learn:

    • How to make pattern pieces from an existing garment
    • How to layout your pattern pieces for cutting
    • How to add seam allowance
    • How to reuse your pattern pieces

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