Every girl needs a perfect party dress at various times in her life, whether for a prom, a gala ball or a red-carpet event. But how do you find a dress that fits perfectly, suits your body shape and makes you look a million dollars – without breaking the bank? The answer is to make it yourself following expert dressmaker Simon Henry’s tried and trusted method. He will guide you gently through the whole process, giving you the confidence to sew a party dress that’s as individual as you are. Featuring sections that show how to construct a body block and fit your personal pattern; recognise your body shape and tailor a style to suit it, and choose the perfect fabric. With sewing techniques and expert tips for a professional finish and step-by-step instructions for sewing four fabulous party dresses.