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Inspired by flowers, the draping class are working on a project ‘How does your garden grow?


For your delectation & delight here is some work from last year‘s draping class:

Feeling the urge to create? Make sure to skip to the library for these books full of ornamentationdecorative techniques: Zoya Nudelman‘s The Art of Couture Sewing & Mary Adams’ The Party Dress.

Nudelman‘s book reviews the history of couture, introduces appropriate fibres, fabrics  & supplies, covers couture construction techniques- including a chapter on corsets– & gives instructions for fabric manipulations & embellishments.

Adams‘ book tells the story of her fashion studies, inspiring travels & couture creations & promises to give you the methods to sew the ‘best dress in the room.’