Lezette - Video Lesson

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Susan sews both views of the dress, including each sleeve and collar variation. The pleats are such a delicate detail, but precise sewing is necessary to achieve a beautiful look. Susan walks you through each step and shows you techniques that will remove the guesswork and lead you to a beautiful tailored dress. The Lezette pattern is NOT included with this video.

Pattern: Lezette
Run Time: 3 hours 21 minutes
Teacher: Susan Whitman
Difficulty Rating: Advanced - 3 Thimbles

    In this lesson you'll learn:

    • How to sew the Lezette pattern from start to finish
    • Techniques to achieve perfect knife pleats 
    • Constructing the Portrait collar with piping
    • How to attach a Peter Pan, Portrait or Bias band to the neckedge of the dress
    • New placket technique used in both views of the dress
    • How to make box pleats on the side seams that add a beautiful detail to this dress.
    • Constructing short puff sleeve, complete with piped bias band
    • Construction of the ruffle sleeve
    • How to make buttonholes on your machine
    • Beautifully hem an A-line pleated dress


    • Children’s Corner Lezette (sold separately)
    • Fabric 
    • Sewing Machine
    • Basic sewing supplies
    • Buttons (3/8”) sizes 6mo-3
    • Buttons (1/2”) size 4-8 
    • Pre-made petite piping – 2 yards
    • Featherweight fusible interfacing – 1/3 yard
    • Solvy (optional)

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