Sewing and Pattern Making
One-Seam Balenciaga inspired coat

Learn the skills needed to bring your fashion ideas to life and wear your final project!
During this introductory workshop, each student will create and finish a One-Seam coat and achieve the professional patternmaking skills leading to the completion of the final garment.


Max. 15


20 Hours


11th to 15th March


Beginner & Intermediate


Sun to Thu (4 PM - 8 PM)


AED 2,678

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the history of the one-seam coat
  • Create a pattern for the coat
  • Choose fabrics/materials suitable for the making of the coat
  • Use a sewing machine to complete sewing the coat in real fabric
  • Create a professional technical drawing for the coat


Students are requested to bring:

  • Colored pencils
  • Pins
  • Scissors, Ruler, Eraser, Pencil
  • Note book
  • Real fabric to complete the coat

About the Instructor - Ms. Agnes Chris

Agnes Chris career started with an apprenticeship at the oldest Haute Couture house in Germany, before completing a Master degree in fashion design in Hamburg, the heart of the German high-end fashion industry.

A desire to work with the best designers in Europe brought Agnes to London, where she spent five years working with Alexander McQueen, Julien MacDonald and Jasmine Di Milo and then created her own brand, Agnes Chris Couture, for the clientele in London.

During this time Agnes created beautiful catwalk pieces and red-carpet gowns for a series of celebrities, actresses and ladies with the desire to wear something unique.

Agnes now brings her creativity and technical expertise to Dubai and has a passion for developing fashion students and the next generation of Middle Eastern fashion designers.

Her elegant and stylish gowns incorporate innovative couture techniques and luxurious fabrics, enhanced with delicate details, such as embroidery, crystals and French lace. They are fitted to perfection to complement ladies who are looking for glamour, elegance and sophistication.

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Payment Terms

  • Fee mentioned above is inclusive of VAT (5%) and Registration Fee of AED 250 (non-refundable)
  • Full course fee is payable upon registration.
  • CFD reserves the right to cancel a course if necessary. If a course is canceled, tuition fees are refunded.
  • An email will be sent to confirm receipt of your registration. Five (5) business days prior to the scheduled date of the course we will confirm your attendance and provide venue information via email.
  • Cancellations are accepted in writing up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled course date. After that date, the full course fee is payable.
  • If you cannot attend the scheduled course, we would welcome a substitute participant in writing up to 5 business days prior to the scheduled course date.
  • To assist us with improving future courses, we may contact you for additional feedback.

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