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Haute Couture Sewing Techniques - KSA

Haute Couture Sewing Techniques

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This course is an introduction to haute couture sewing methods and finishing techniques. During the course the students will learn and practice essential hand fastenings, stitching techniques, including tucking, smocking, seam variations, hem finishes, handmade button holes.

Target Public:

Beginners or professionals with a desire to access the specific knowledge of Couture Sewing Techniques

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Understanding and using appropriate couture tools and supplies;
  • Learning essential points about basting and marking the pattern points on the fabric (e.g. Transfer dart positions from pattern to fabric, using notches, etc.)
  • Short Guide to selecting and using linings, interlinings, luxury fabrics and trims in your sewing projects:
  • Practicing main hand stitches (as herringbone stitch, back stitch, diagonal stitch, blind hem stitch, blind catchstitch, blanket stitch, buttonhole stitch, fell stitch, etc.)
  • Finishing French seam, couture dart, various treatments of hems, tucks, tailored button and buttonhole, bias binding techniques
  • Introduction to decorative stitching techniques (smocking, chain stitch, cross stitch, etc.)

Students will be expected to practice their hand-stitching at their own time after class, so please allow time to do this.



Please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Hand sewing needles
  • Threads: 1 Silk, 1 Cotton, 1 Linen, 1 Polyester
  • Thimble
  • Fine steel Pins
  • Buttons – various sizes from small to large
  • 1 Pair of Fabric Shears
  • 1 Pair of Paper Scissors
  • Small sharp pointed scissors
  • Metric Tape Measure
  • Ruler
  • Hand sewing gauge
  • L-square
  • Seam Ripper
  • Tailor Chalk
  • Ballpoint pen
  • Pencil, eraser and sharpener
  • Fabric: 0,5 meter of cotton plain-woven calico

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