Oscars 2020: Red Carpet Gowns Sewing Review.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Salma Hayek Pinault attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

On February 9, 2020 the 92nd Academy Award Ceremony was held in Los Angeles.

The media is actively discussing various news and sensations associated with this event. Press say that it was arguably the worst red-carpet garments demonstration, in comparison to previous years.

There is nothing new here - every year criticism is repeated every year.

But this is the reasoning of those who do not consider dresses as a work of art. Those who do not understand the specifics of making Haute Couture outfits.


How to make your own wedding collection?

Hello, sewing enthusiasts!

In this article I'm going to review the collection of a famous fashion house BERTA - Athens 2019 (fall-winter 2019)

Beautiful, isn't it? It's hard to believe, but for ALL the gowns in this collection were made using only 3 patterns!

This is very pragmatic! Using the techniques of decoration on the same basis creates the splendor of a variety of images and styles!

As an example, I'll talk about this larger part of Berta's 2019 collection:

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All of these incredible gowns are made using only ONE same pattern.


How to Sew a Cocktail Dress. New Free Course

Hello, dear dressmakers!

I want to share with you my newest course "How to sew a cocktail dress".

This course is great beginners in corset making and for those who want to learn the basic techniques of pattern adjustment.

In this course you will learn how to alter the sewing pattern and to adjust it to any body type. You will be able to create a custom made cocktail or evening dress.

And, of course, the drapery decoration of the garment.

This course is absolutely FREE!

Start learning now and don't forget to share it to your friends!

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Corset Dress with Sleeves and Hidden Lacing

The spring is finally here and I can't be more happy!
Finally my newest course is added to the library and I thank you for your patience!
It was worth waiting - I proudly present my newest course:
Corset Dress this Sleeves and Hidden Lacing
As promised, this PREMIUM course will be available for every Corset Academy member until June 15, 2016!! (both for Standard and Premium members).
So start learning and creating today! This course covers the most wanted topics: making custom sleeves and attaching the to the top, hidden lacing and altering pattern for gentle tightening. The model suits perfect for young women and for elder ladies as well!


FREE TUTORIAL: Types of Open-Back Dresses

My new FREE tutorial is absolute MUST SEE for everyone who plans on sewing an open-back dress!
I give detailed classification of the types of open-back dresses and explain HOW THEY FIT DIFFERENT BODY TYPES.
You will know, what type of dress to recommend to your clients for a perfect fit!

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How to make corset with sleeves?

Hello friends and colleagues!

Today, after some time, I want to share with you my another tutorial about all peculiarities of sewing sleeve corsets.
In order to make more detailed tutorial I recorded two videos.
Let me know what you think and ask questions in a comment section bellow this post.
By the way, there is a new wonderful narrator in our team. So now I have a new "voice" in English :)
So, enjoy your learning! I believe this will be very useful!
(and, as usual, there is a transcript under the videos)
Part 1:

Part 2:

Click "Read more" to see the transcripts.


9 benefits you gain in Corset Academy


From conversations with my English-speaking clients and subscribers I realized that many don't really realize what special tools and techniques they obtain in Corset Academy.

Technology developed by me for the last 25 years of practice is an advanced and fast method to create corset-based evening and wedding dresses.

For creating high-quality garment there is a
need in strong carcass that will fit the body perfectly and will hold any kind of drapery. At the same time it must be light, comfortable, beautiful and won't slip down while moving.

Corset, made by Corset Academy's technology, comply with all this requirements. (!) Note that you cannot achieve that with soft carcass. Read more >>

How to alter a corset pattern?

In this tutorial I'll show you how to calculate and alter a corset pattern to a specific forms and body types.
Even a beginner will learn how to make and change a corset pattern to fit any forms: plus sizes or skinny girls. It doesn't matter what size there is - corset will fit perfectly after altering the pattern using my technique.
Tutorials will be useful for professionals and for beginners in sewing corsets and evening gowns.



Download free corset pattern here:
Pattern 1
Pattern 2

OPAQUE CORSET - Review of sewing techniques.

In this tutorial I'll make a review of corset sewing techniques.
In this video I'm talking about "opaque corsets" - this name is not only because transparency, but it's the name of corset sewing technique. After this tutorial you'll understand better corsets and will be able to make corsets fast and easy.

Just click “Read more >>” to see the text transcription. Read more >>

Equipment for making a CORSET.

In this tutorial I'll show you what tools and materials you'll need to make a corset.

And again, I added text transcription of the lesson, for those of you, who has difficulty in understanding English speech. You can easily translate text (in GoogleTranslate, for example).

Just click “Read more >>” to see the text transcription. Read more >>


Hello, colleagues!

In this tutorial I'll explain how to make corset pattern. You will learn the basics of my pattern alteration method. This tutorial will be useful for beginners and for experienced dressmakers as well.

Also, I added text transcription of the lesson, for those of you, who has difficulty in understanding English speech. You can easily translate text (in GoogleTranslate, for example).

Download free corset pattern here:

Pattern 1

Pattern 2

Click "Read more >>" to see the text transcription.


How to make a corset? Corset tailoring workshop for beginners.

In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a basic simple corset. If you are a beginner in corset tailoring, this lessons will be perfect for you to understand the basics and dive deeper into the world of corset creation!
This are the video tutorials, and also for the first time I publish workbook of the process.
I hope you enjoy it and find it helpful!
If so, don't just keep it to yourself - share it with your friends!

Part 1:

Part 2:



Pattern 1

Pattern 2



And now the workbook:

Tools and Materials Required for Corset Tailoring.
You will need the following:

Just click “Read more >>” to see the text transcription. Read more >>

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