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Mary McCarthy is an accomplished dressmaker whose passion for sewing spans many years. As a sewing educator, she has a wealth of knowledge to share about the art and skill of sewing and fitting beautiful garments. She teaches all levels, from beginner to advanced couture, in a variety of settings that include full-day workshops, weekly classes, and individual lessons.

Dressmaking 200 Q and A A book from Mary now on sale!
Mary's most current book features the answers to 200 of your top questions about dressmaking and sewing in general. Among the topics covered: machine stitching, hand-sewing, measuring and fitting, waistbands and belts, tucks and pleats, collars and necklines, and sleeves and pockets. Includes more than 200 color illustrations that supplement most answers with visual demonstrations.
Click here to purchase your copy now!

Expert alterations too!
Mary also offers expert alterations, with a focus on bridal and formal wear. Drawing on her experience working with hundreds of brides, she is able to adjust sizes up or down, bustle and hem gowns, and add or change details.
The result is a ready-to-wear garment that looks and feels truly “custom-made.”

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