Master Series: Ladies' Gown

Online Short Course Apparel Design and Product Development

Elevate your gown creation skills with our Master Series: Ladies' Gown course. Designed for experienced dressmakers and fashion professionals, this intensive program delves into advanced techniques like corseted bodices, precise boning, and fabric manipulation. Craft luxurious, tailored gowns while gaining expertise in various silhouettes. Create a masterpiece that showcases your newfound skills, ensuring you're ready for a rewarding career in fashion design. Hands-on sewing and expert demonstrations guide your journey.

The Master Series: Ladies’ Gown is an intensive and comprehensive course designed for experienced dressmakers and fashion professionals looking to expand their expertise in creating sophisticated ladies' gowns. This advanced-level course will focus on various gown silhouettes, including corseted bodices, lining application techniques, long layered skirts, and precise boning according to individual body measurements. Participants will gain a deep understanding of advanced construction techniques and fabric manipulation to create luxurious and tailored gowns. You will be required to create a complete ladies' gown with a corseted bodice and a long layered skirt based on own body measurements or given size specification. The final gown should demonstrate the application of the skills and techniques learned throughout the course. By the end of this course, participants will have the confidence and skillset to create exquisite, custom-made ladies' gowns, making them well-prepared for a rewarding career in fashion design or dressmaking. This unit is delivered through demonstrations and hands-on sewing operations.

The Details


    Registered Title: (Master Series: Ladies' Gown )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2023038911

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:24:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):23:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:01:00
  • Analyze and select suitable gown silhouettes for different body types and occasions.
  • Create custom corset patterns and understand various corset construction techniques.
  • Apply lining for a professional finish and enhanced comfort in gowns.
  •  Master draping and cutting techniques for long layered skirts.
  • Skillfully insert boning to provide structure and support to corseted bodices.
  • Use e a variety of fabrics, textures, and embellishments to enhance gown designs.
  • Troubleshoot fitting and construction challenges in advanced gown projects.
Upon successfully completing the course, a student will be awarded the Certificate of Completion by
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Items Required For Class

You will need a laptop OR computer OR tablet*, whichever you prefer, for viewing your E-books Your Sewing Tool Kit - Drafting and sewing tools will be provided in class. *Do take note that the learning tools are for class usage. Kindly return them after class ends. Should you feel that you would like to own this set of tools, you can purchase the kit at SMH Crafts.

For your own Sewing Tool Kit - If you have not purchased it before, please refer here for the full list.


Yes! You can use any SkillsFuture Credits you have to pay for course fees.

We do not offer any make-up or replacement classes.

We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. There is also a minimum attendance requirement of 75% of training hours for Singaporean and PRs, and 90% of training hours for international students. If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to enjoy subsidies nor to sit for the assessment. Make sure you block off your time during your training with us or find an intake option that will ensure you do not miss any classes. You will only wish that you had more time in the class!

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