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BESPOKE COUTURE ACCELERATOR

FAST-TRACK YOUR FASHION CAREER FOR JUST $4.99 PER WEEK

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A REVOLUTION IN FASHION EDUCATION

In the world of fashion design, the path to success is often paved with high costs and years of traditional education.

 

But what if you could bypass the conventional route and still achieve, or even exceed, the same level of expertise and readiness for the industry?

The Bespoke Couture Accelerator offers just that – a comprehensive, expert-led online program designed to fast-track your career in fashion design at a fraction of the cost.

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WHY CHOOSE THE BESPOKE COUTURE ACCELERATOR?

TAILORED CURRICULUM

BESPOKE COUTURE ACCELERATOR

Laser-focused program from sewing basics to advanced couture, tailored for bridal and luxury fashion.

Traditional Fashion Education

Broad and often generalized curriculum that covers a wide range of topics, only briefly touching on bespoke techniques and bridal fashion.

TIME EFFICIENCY & FLEXIBILITY 

BESPOKE COUTURE ACCELERATOR

Designed to get you from beginner to bridal couture expert in just 24 weeks, saving you time and getting you into the fashion industry faster. 
Learn at your own pace, anywhere, anytime.

Traditional Fashion Education

Traditional degrees take 2-4 years to complete and tied to locations.
Structured around semesters or terms, with rigid schedules that can extend learning for years.

 

COST-EFFICIENCY

BESPOKE COUTURE ACCELERATOR

Super affordable and flexible plan that delivers more personalized, direct-to-expert learning experiences.
At just $4.99 per week, consider it the equivalent of buying us one cup of coffee.

Traditional Fashion Education

Costs tens of thousands of dollars, and often requiring additional courses or resources to achieve similar specialized skills.

REAL SKILLS FOR THE REAL WORLD

BESPOKE COUTURE ACCELERATOR

Work on real-client assignments and build a professional portfolio that showcases your skill and creativity.

Traditional Fashion Education

Pretentious demagoguery, abstract projects with limited engagement with real clients or opportunities for tailored portfolio development.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Weeks 1-4: Foundations of Dressmaking

  • Week 1: Introduction and Basics

    • Welcome and orientation with mobile app guidance.

    • Shift to a professional dressmaker’s mindset.

    • Sewing basics and pattern drafting introduction.

    • Measurement Mastery: Learn how to take compulsory, supplementary, and specific measurements like a pro.

    • Start with your first project, sewing a mock-up to apply what you've learned.

  • Week 2: Core Pattern Drafting Techniques

    • Introduction to corset pattern drafting and calculation method.

    • Detailed tutorials on drafting corsets with two curves for various bust sizes.

    • Practical assignments on pattern drafting and adjustments.

  • Week 3: Advanced Pattern Drafting (4 Curves)

    • Exploring corsets with four curves for sophisticated fit.

    • Detailed instruction on creating corset pattern.

    • Advanced pattern customization using software.

    • Assignments focused on drafting and analyzing corset patterns.

  • Week 4: Working with Client for the Real World

    • Pricing strategies and order form completion.

    • Selecting the right patterns according to client's body shape and dress styles.

    • Fabric and material guide for bridal and luxury designs.

    • Final assignment: Choosing and customizing patterns for specific styles and body type.

Weeks 5-8: Expanding Skills in Dressmaking

  • Week 5: Mastering Straps and Necklines

    • Comprehensive guide to drafting patterns and dealing with various body shapes.

    • Techniques for creating removable straps and sleeves.

  • Week 6: Specialized Techniques for Sleeves and Shoulders

    • Advanced drafting methods for sleeves suitable for any armscye.

    • Integration of straps in corset patterns for unique designs.

  • Week 7 & 8: Practical Corset Making Projects

    • Step-by-step construction of a corset using a simplified technique.

    • Step-by-step construction of a corset with quilted cups  and 4 front curves.

    • Emphasis on real-world applications and enhancing fit accuracy.

Weeks 9-12: Bridal and Evening Wear Specialization

  • Week 9: Bustier Corsets and Cups

    • In-depth training on drafting, adjusting, and perfecting bustier corsets and cups.

    • Detailed instructions on altering patterns for a customized fit.

  • Week 10 & 11: Skirt Design Mastery

    • Exploration of basic to advanced skirt designs including straight skirt, A-line or bell-shaped, flared , combined A-line–fishtail , fishtail, circle-based , full-sweep, half-circle, complex designer skirts and more.

    • Techniques for creating complex skirts with circular folds and fancy silhouettes.

    • Practical implementation and sewing.

  • Week 12: Advanced Skirt Techniques

    • Utilizing software for automatic calculation and design of skirts.

    • Constructing petticoats and layered skirts for bridal gowns.

Weeks 13-16: Advanced Techniques and Dress Construction

  • Weeks 13 & 14: Software Mastery and Petticoat Design

    • Mastering skirt design software for complex petticoats.

    • Crafting detailed mock-up petticoats for bridal gowns.

    • Finalizing skills with practical projects on constructing a sophisticated skirt mock-ups.

  • Weeks 15 & 16: Full Bustier Dress Construction

    • Comprehensive project on creating a bustier dress with drapery and multi-layered skirts.

    • Focused on integrating complex designs for a complete bridal look.​

    • Finalizing skills with a project on constructing a sophisticated dress.

    • Emphasis on detailing, finishing, and professional presentation

Weeks 17-21: Specialized Techniques & Client Engagement

  • Weeks 17-19: Remote Sewing and Custom Fitting

    • Mastery of remote sewing techniques for creating custom-fit dresses for long distance clients.

    • Special projects on crafting classic wedding dresses with personalized adjustments.

    • Wedding dresses with intricate lace details and princess skirts.

    • Comprehensive guide on mesh top adjustments and decoration techniques.

  • Weeks 20-21: Bridal Elegance with Deep Necklines and Luxurious Train.

    • Unlock the secrets of sewing a wedding gown that features a deep neckline and a majestic whole-piece train, setting the foundation for a masterpiece.

    • Employ our exclusive software to meticulously calculate pattern alterations, ensuring a glove-like fit for the bride.

    • Lace and Structure: Master the art of cutting, duplicating, and quilting cups with precision, integrating lace seamlessly for a dress that whispers romance.

    • Conduct a virtual fitting to refine the underskirt, ensuring every layer contributes to the dress's grandeur.

    • Crafting the Silhouette: Dive deep into constructing a see-through skirt that adds mystique and allure to the bridal ensemble.

    • Finishing touches: Decorate with fabric appliqué and lace, transforming the gown into a work of art.

Weeks 22-24: Career Launch & Collection/Portfolio Creation

  • Week 22: Plus Size Couture

    • Inclusive Elegance: Focus on crafting a plus-size evening dress that features a hidden corset, celebrating beauty in every size.

    • Pattern Adaptation: Navigate through calculation of pattern alterations and customizing the bodice for unparalleled fit.

    • Exquisite Execution: From cutting to hemming, imbue each step with precision and care, showcasing the dress's breathtaking silhouette.

  • Week 23: Bridal Couture - Open Shoulders & Folded Skirt 

    • Introduction to creating a wedding dress merging open shoulders with a folded skirt for a captivating silhouette.

    • Leverage software for exact bodice and corset pattern alterations, ensuring a perfect fit.

    • Focus on cup construction within the corset, transitioning to the skirt's foundation with a detailed approach to petticoat construction and gore arrangement.

    • Seamlessly combine the underskirt layers with the corset, preparing for the intricate addition of decorations.

 

  • Week 24: Final Flourishes - Completion & Embellishment

    • Sharpen your skills in pattern drafting for intricate details, and explore the elegance of rhinestone decoration on mesh.

    • Bodice & Skirt Fusion: Perfect the mesh integration into the bodice, and navigate through the final steps of skirt creation, mastering folds for a dramatic effect.

    • Join the bodice and skirt, revealing a bridal masterpiece that marks the culmination of your hard work and creativity.

  • Next Steps: Reflect on your achievements with the last assignment, looking forward to crafting your unique collection.

  • Creating Your Own Collection: Receive guidance on taking the next steps to design and launch your own collection, setting the stage for a successful career in fashion design.

COURSE FEATURES

24/7 ACCESS

Learn on-the-go with our iOS and Android apps

DOWNLOADABLE PATTERNS

Exclusive access to corset, dress, and skirt patterns.

REAL CLIENT ASSIGNMENTS 

Apply your skills to real-world scenarios.

EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY ACCESS

Join a vibrant community of like-minded designers

AFTER COMPLETING THE ACCELERATOR YOU'LL HAVE:

COMPREHENSIVE DRESSMAKING SKILLS: 

Ability to create high-end wedding and evening dresses.

PATTERN DRAFTING PROFICIENCY:

Skills in drafting, adjusting, and altering patterns for custom fits.

ADVANCED SEWING TECHNIQUES:

Expertise in sophisticated construction and finishing techniques.

SKIRT MASTERY:

Mastery in skirt creation including: straight skirt, A-line or bell-shaped, flared , combined A-line–fishtail , fishtail, circle-based , full-sweep, half-circle, complex designer skirts and more.

REMOTE DRESSMAKING CAPABILITY:

Proficiency in offering custom dressmaking services remotely.

CREATIVE DESIGN SKILLS:

Competence in designing and decorating diverse garment styles.

BUSINESS AND CLIENT MANAGEMENT: 

Understand how to price your work competitively, manage client relationships effectively, and run a successful dressmaking business.

PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT:

Build an impressive portfolio showcasing your diverse range of skills and unique creations to attract and retain a broad clientele.

DEVELOP YOUR PORTFOLIO
Make these or similar garments to jump-start your collection:

COMPLETE THE COURSE AND RECEIVE A DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE

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HEAR FROM OUR ALUMNI: 

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GRETA SKRIPKAUSKAITĖ

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For my wedding and made two beautiful gowns, and then I made a dress for my sister and mother. We all looked gorgeous!

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ABIGAIL ATAWODI 

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I'm very proud of the new valued professional outcome of my work

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ELENA ARYAMOVA

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My clients are happy, and I overcame the fear of making wedding gowns!

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