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