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Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress

Knock 'em dead with a vintage pinup dress that's uniquely yours! In "Sew Retro: Perfect Fit Bombshell Dress," retro maven Gretchen Hirsch shows you advanced fit, construction and finishing techniques used by couturiers. It's the perfect course to advance your garment engineering skills. With Gretchen's expert help and sassy point of view, you'll customize the included vintage-style pattern and create an amazing strapless dress that will fit like a dream and knock their socks off! Then you'll ...

Topics: Sewing
Cost: $30 Per Course

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*NOTE: This course now features student-led (rather than instructor-led) discussion only. If you have questions about the dress, at least one of the many experienced garment sewists in Sew Retro will surely have the answer!Sometimes a girl needs a wee bit of va-va-voom. Gretchen Hirsch - creator of Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing - gives you the skills you need to create gorgeous dresses that fit like they're painted on, yet let you dance all night. You'll learn how to assemble and customize the included BurdaStyle dress pattern, create a muslin to check fit, and construct a highly tailored garment using some very cool techniques. In 15 high-definition video lessons, you'll learn how to make a molded bodice with underlining, boning, bust padding, a waist stay and convertible straps. The draped sarong skirt makes a beautiful contrast.In luxurious shantung, this bustier dress exudes midcentury sophistication. Gertie says, "Think Alfred Shaheen. Think Dorothy Lamour." Make it in a tribal print for a sexy tiki vibe, butter-yellow eyelet for that Audrey Hepburn ingnue-at-a-picnic look, or ivory silk (with a fetching hat) for your wedding day. Come join the fashion fun and sign up for Sew Retro: Perfect Bombshell Dresses today!NOTE: This course now features student-led (rather than instructor-led) discussion. If you have questions about the dress pattern, at least one of the many experienced garment sewists in Sew Retro will surely have the answer!

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Gretchen Hirsch
  • Cost: $30 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Sewing

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