Paul Gallo

Fashion Draping: Bias Design

with Paul Gallo

What You’ll Learn:

  • A brief history of the elegant art of bias draping
  • How to choose the appropriate fabric, whether slinky or structured, for your design
  • The many looks and uses of the draped cowl, whether on the neck, across the back or under the arms
  • How to take draped fabric on a dress form and turn it into a paper pattern piece
  • Checking the accuracy and fit of your pattern pieces
  • Techniques for gathering, including pleats and tucks
  • The easy, yet stunning, butterfly twist and its variations
  • How to make cascade ruffles and flared skirts without gathers or bulky seams
  • Ways to incorporate many draped elements into a single pattern
  • What You’ll Make

    A simple and elegant bias-cut dress or blouse of your own design

    What You’ll Love

  • Seeing how easy and flattering bias draping can be
  • Learning from Paul Gallo, a master designer with decades of draping experience
    • 9 Sessions
    • 3h 01m
    Paul Gallo

    Paul Gallo

    As soon as Paul Gallo could hold a pencil, as a boy in Jersey City, he began to draw. He attended F.I.T. in New York and graduated from the Fashion Design Program where he got his first jobs on 7th Avenue. He has worked as a draper, fashion illustrator & patternmaker ever since for companies in the U.S., China and India. Paul has created a lifestyle where designing clothing, illustrating fashion and teaching constantly intermingle, because he believes it's important to pursue personal dreams and help other people with their creativity.

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