You will study cutting, marking, hand sewing, construction, and finishing techniques. As well as learn ways to handle more challenging fabric. You will also complete a small project. Along the way, you will learn:
A quick history on Haute Couture, and what qualifies as Haute Couture
The difference between ready-to-wear and haute couture
Basic tools and materials needed to create a couture garment
Basic construction techniques used to sew a couture garment
How to you use a toile to create a custom fit
Materials and methods to recommend to clients and customers in order to achieve a desired effect
A greater understanding of couture and its place in society
Prerequisite: Beginning sewing.
Instructor:Elle Heavin, Elle Heavin Couture
Dates/Times:Couture Techniques: Saturdays, Jan 14-Feb 18, 2-5 pm
Couture Dress: Saturdays, Feb 25-April 1, 2-5 pm
Cost/Cost Options:$259 - Includes handouts, patterns, sample fabrics of chiffon, satin charmeuse, velvet. Instructor will suggest other supplies and fabrics during class. OR $521 with COUTURE DRESS
Supply List:CLASS SUPPLY LIST
Please contact the PFI Sewing Store Manager for questions about your Supply List.
"I thoroughly enjoyed my class. It was very informative and relaxing." -- Colleen