Couture Dress

PFI's Little Black Dress offers options for straight or flared skirts, plus sleeveless, cap or 3/4-length sleeves. And it doesn't have to be black!

PFI’s Little Black Dress offers options for straight or flared skirts, plus sleeveless, cap or 3/4-length sleeves. And it doesn’t have to be black!

Couture Dress  Instructor:  Britta Hellquist, tailor and couturier

Tuesdays, February 21-March 28, 6-9 pm

$239 or $429 with Couture Techniques (non-credit). Includes pattern & handouts. Certificate students click here for credit class.

Taking the techniques learned in the previous class (couture techniques), you will build a dress using fine fabrics and couture methods to create a garment that fits beautifully and is made impeccably.

Along the way you will:

  • Learn steps in taking a high-end garment from concept to completion
  • Create, modify, and perfect a muslin version of your pattern
  • Complete a dress with infrastructure and outer construction of a high end garment, including waist stays and underling

Couture Dress supply list.  Don’t forget you can buy your items at the Portland Sewing supply store with your 20% student discount.

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