I purchased the eBook. Do I need to buy the sewing pattern for the same garment?
Sewing patterns are included in the ebooks. If you buy an ebook, there is no need to purchase the pattern of the same garment additionally.
What is a video course and what is the difference between video course and the eBook?
Dressmaking Academy provides a variety of real-time video sewing tutorials and courses for any skill level. They are available for the Dressmaking Academy VIP members on the Dressmaking Academy membership website. Members get access to the library of courses (over 1200 video tutorials).
Ebooks are available for one time purchase, can be downloaded to your device and stays with you forever.
What is a sewing pattern?
In sewing and fashion design, a sewing pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled. On our website you will find digital patterns in PDF format for home printing.
Do you sell physical printed patterns?
We offer only downloadable sewing patterns in PDF file format, in A4 paper size for convenient home printing.
PDF pattern are less expensive, because there is no need in shipping and handling fee, you can access them immediately anytime and you can print them as many time as you need.
Most of the modern devices include PDF readers. However, in some cases you might need to use Acrobat Reader or similar software to open PDF files. You can download Acrobat Reader for free here.
How can I open and print the patterns?
Both sewing patterns and ebooks comes in ZIP archives with PDF files inside. To print the patterns, open the file, press "PRINT" and select "PRINT IN ACTUAL SIZE". Then connect the parts according the the instructions.
What size are the sewing patterns?
Sewing patterns comes in standard medium size, but the main focus of my sewing method is in individual pattern adjustment for any size, body type and even for different styles. Every pattern include pattern alteration and adjustment tutorial, so as review of the material used for sewing the garment.
I've ordered a patterns, but I didn't get the download link. What should I do?
Once you payment has been processed the file should become available for download immediately. It will appear in the payment confirmation screen. Additionally, you will receive your PDF download link via e-mail. If the message hasn’t arrived in your mail box after a couple of minutes, then please check your spam folder - sometimes e-mail clients such as Hotmail and Gmail will treat emails containing links as malicious and automatically add them to your spam folder. If you still can’t locate the download link, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your order number, so we can find it easily.
Can I sell the garments that I've made using Dressmaking Academy patterns?
Yes, you can! Dressmaking Academy's goal is to help you to success in fashion industry and fulfill your potential. We encourage you to monetize your sewing!
Can I sell the patterns, the ebooks or the videos that I have bought from Dressmaking Academy?
Dressmaking Academy products are not intended for resale in any format (physically or digitally) or on any platform other than on the Dressmaking Academy websites. Reselling would be violation of the copyrights and it's persecuted by law.
I can't open my download file - what is a ZIP file?
ZIP is a popular archive format widely used on the Internet. They store one or several files in a compressed form, allowing you to download several files in one folder. After you have downloaded a ZIP file, you need to unpack its contents in order to use them.
Desktop computers usually recognize ZIP archives like a regular file folder and open them automatically. However, in some cases you might need to use free software to unpack the archive such as WinZip or WinRar.
Mobile devices may also require to unzip the files. You can do it using an app.