Do you love the look of midcentury dresses, with fitted bodices, sweetheart necklines and full skirts? Are you dying to make a fancy frock for yourself or someone else, but too timid to tackle unfamiliar techniques? With Gretchen Hirsch’s new online course, Sew Retro: Perfect Bombshell Dresses, you’ll learn all the garment construction and hand detailing skills you need to create a dress that fits like it was painted on, but still lets you dance all night.
We’re giving away free registration to Sew Retro: Perfect Bombshell Dresses to 5 Craftsy members … but there’s a teensy catch:
We need you to watch all 14 lessons (about four hours total) by the end of the day WEDS., JULY 6, and, like a good beta tester, report any bugs or glitches you find on the videos or the Craftsy platform.
Submit your test report and then you’re free to dive into making this fabulous dress!
Sew Retro: Perfect Bombshell Dresses is a 14-lesson, professionally produced, online video class taught by retro maven Gretchen Hirsch of “Gertie’ s New Blog for Better Sewing.”
• The architecture of a highly constructed dress
• How to assemble and modify the included BurdaStyle pattern for a
• Couture design techniques like thread tracing
• How to create a molded bodice with underlining, boning, bust
padding, waist stays and convertible straps
• Secrets of working with luxury fabrics like Japanese shantung
Register to become a member of Craftsy.com and comment below, telling us why YOU should be one of the first to take our new course, Sew Retro: Perfect Bombshell Dresses, for FREE.