Start sewing head-turning, high-end dresses with lessons from designer and sewing instructor Helen Haughey. Kick off this dressmaking course with how to choose the best patterns and fabrics for your figure. Next, test your pattern's fit with Helen's tips for making a muslin and give your garment gorgeous structure with underlining. Bring dazzling dresses a step closer with techniques for fine finishing, construction order, pressing and trimming. Then, discover professional methods for installing invisible zippers, hand-picked zippers and side seam zippers. Want to make a dazzling dress look and feel even better? Go step by step through installing and finishing luxurious linings. Plus, you'll find out how to add a variety of sophisticated custom details to your dresses.