Couture Techniques

Couture Techniques

Discover the basics of couture sewing techniques.

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.

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Syllabus File
Instructor: Britta Hellquist, tailor and couturier
Dates/Times: Tuesdays, January 8-February 12, 6-9 pm
Cost/Cost Options: $249 - Includes handouts, patterns, sample fabrics of chiffon, satin charmeuse, velvet. Instructor will suggest other supplies and fabrics during class.   OR $511 with COUTURE DRESS
Additional Notes/Costs:

"I thoroughly enjoyed my class. It was very informative and relaxing." -- Colleen

Available Tickets Price Qty*
Couture Techniques show details + $249.00 (USD)  / ticket  
Couture Tech + Couture Dress show details + $511.00 (USD)  / ticket  

* Please note that a maximum number of 2 tickets can be purchased for this event per order.