Kurtis/Dress Class 1 - How to give darts in a garment
Instructor : Savitha
Skill Level : Intermediate 02:00:25
A good foundation is very important while learning any skill.
In this Kurtis/dress Foundation class, you will learn why darts are given, how to give bust and waist darts in a garment. First you will learn drafting the pattern, then laying and cutting the fabric and sewing & completion. We have designed our classes in such a way that in each class, students learn something new and upgrade their sewing skill.
PREREQUISITE: FREE BEGINNERS COURSE
Before this class, please watch our classes under "Beginners Course" in which you will learn from using the sewing machine to completion of your first basic kurti/dress.
The lessons are as per the standard measurements. You would need to apply your measurements while drafting the pattern. Each person is different and it is difficult to cover all the aspects in a few classes. You will learn more changes in the body sloper as we go ahead with our classes.
Don't be disappointed if you don't get something right in the first attempt. Try to analyse where you went wrong and try to correct it. That would improve your skill. Also sewing practice is very important to get a neat finish.
We suggest you use simple cotton fabrics while learning so that it is easy to handle or to open the seams if you go wrong.
We suggest you make your own notes as you watch the video. That would help you learn better and also would help in future reference.
|Part 1 - Introduction to Darts||00:06:31|
|Part 2 - Application of measurements [drafting pattern]||00:35:57|
|Part 3 - Laying and Cutting the fabric||00:21:30|
|Part 4 - Sewing and completion||00:55:27|
|Part 5 - Standard Measurement Chart||00:01:00|
1] How do I take this class?
Click on 'ENROL' OR 'ADD TO CART' below the video. You would need to SIGN UP/LOGIN if you have not yet done. Then 'CHECKOUT' and select the payment method. Give your payment details and once the payment is successful, you would have access to the class.
2] Before taking this class, what are the pre-requisites?
Before taking up this class, please learn taking body measurements, using the sewing machine, drafting basic body sloper, sleeves and making your first basic garment as taught in our free tutorials. You can find all these free classes under 'Beginners course'.
3] I have paid for the class, now how do I view it?
Login and click on 'My courses' on top. That will show you the number of classes you have taken. Click on the class you wish to learn from.
4] How do I ask questions if I need any clarification regarding the class?
Click on the Q & A tab below the video, type in your question and submit. We will reply at the earliest. When you receive the reply you will get a notification alert and the reply will be below your question under the respective class. Please seek clarifications related to a class within 1 year.
5] What is the validity of this class?
The validity of the class is 1825 days that is approximately 5 years from the date of enrolment. You will be able to view the class any number of times, any time of the day and on any suitable device, within this validity.
kurta with side dart and back dartBy Chitra
Kurti with back darts and bust darts.By Pradeepa
Back dart kurtiBy Krishna
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About the Instructor
Ms. Savitha has been conducting classes in Pattern making and sewing since the year 2010. She started with her Online classes to reach out to more students. Her words, "I love sewing and teaching and I have been lucky to be able to make my passion, my profession. I try my best to simplify things and teach in a simple and easy way so that even beginners in pattern making and sewing are able to learn from our online classes and make their garments with professional finish".
Thank you so much mam
*Thank you very much Excellent teaching and I have learned not only stitching but also patience. God bless you dear - Kalpana