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Where to begin

Our courses have been put into 4 categories. We have courses for designers at beginners,intermediate,advanced and bridal mastery level

easy to understand,simplified and yet detailed.

The Sewing Course provides practical instructions

The course takes all the skills you have learned and combines them into several projects for you to follow, all of which will help you to develop the various techniques you have learnt.

The advanced Sewing Course provides you with advice on setting up a business selling your items and services. You will learn how to find your niche and advertise and market your business on social media.


Beginner level is aimed at helping those new to sewing achieve success in their sewing projects whilst learning basic techniques and form good sewing habits. 

this level is for you if you’re a complete novice or if You’ve had a few sewing lessons and you want to begin sewing something that you can actually wear or use, if You know how to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line but not much more. our videos and instructions will help you along the way. When you follow our Beginners lessons step by step, you will have mastered most of the basic sewing techniques. And be ready to move to the intermediate level.


You can make a simple dress without supervision, You want to learn more about how to get a really great fit and become confident achieving some finer details like cupped princess bodice, dress clouding ,sewing delicate styles etc

you’ll be ready to move to the advanced level when you can,

refine your sewing techniques to ensure a professional finish .sew inseam neatly, zips look professional as do seam finishes, hems, top stitching and can confidently make padded blouses.

comfortably use interfacing, cut different styles of blouses, peplums,sleeves etc.

comfortably sew a large variety of fabrics and understand their names and when to use them.


You are really obsessed with creativity and you want to take your design game to the top.

You can now  confidently tackle tricky projects .you have been working unguided and would want a more professional and easier way of achieving results. We will provide you with trending topics and designs. Designs that can be manipulated and used for various projects, ranging from bridal to couture. Some of which you can produce within an hour or two.

We have researched over the years and discovered easier ways to achieve mind blowing designs. After this level you can confidently take on any advanced project like sewing wedding dresses,corsets,conical flare dresses, origami bamboo etc. 

Please note that some courses in the intermediate level were repeated in this level for a full grasp of the course with regards to live question and answer sessions.


Bridal Mastery

on this wedding dress making course you’ll explore the specialist techniques you need to create contemporary bridalwear.
you may think that creating a wedding gown is “very difficult”, “hard-to-learn” and “demands many-years of experience, special expertise and talents”.
these are all misconceptions! i will show you how easy wedding dressmaking really can be! after completing this course you will be able to design and sew any wedding or special occasion dress – you’ll learn greatly from the business part of this course,it will set you on the right part on becoming a sought after wedding dress maker!
you will be able to increase your profits. this course is the professional tool that will help you uplift the quality of your work and save time on unnecessary processes. you’ll be ahead of your competitors from the start!
you’ll be able to make an amazing gown for yourself and for your clients if you follow judiciously all the lessons,tips and assessments.
more importantly, you will have my full support along the way through this 12 week course.

this level has been splitted in 2 modules and will be suitable for both experienced designers and beginners.
●professional wedding dress making
●business of bridal dress


Who would benefit from the course?

This comprehensive course will teach you everything that you need to know in order to make your own unique creations. The course takes you from a complete beginner in sewing right through to advanced.

This course will benefit you if you want to begin a career as a seamstress or tailor and need a solid foundation to build upon or if you have already learnt to sew but want to brush up on your skills and make a profit from your talents with your own sewing business.

Course will include

✔ Learn the fundamentals of Sewing
✔ Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
✔ Receive one-on-one online help & support
✔ Depending on your pace of learning , you can go for the basic plan or lifetime access plan
✔ Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online project
✔ Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device


Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase a welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.


Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive a certificate.


PETRA ORHUE, is the founder of the Petra by Design online master class, offering trendy video courses for designers who want to upgrade their fashion skills and learn the latest designs.

 she has trained 29,000 plus designers online across ten countries.

 She specially
Designed the virtual academy To Launch The Beginner into professional dressmaking Or Scale The advanced dressmaker Into Next Level Profits.

her unique style of tutoring has helped a lot of designers move from basic to professional sewers.

Her mission is to give everyone that desires to become a pro fashion designer an opportunity to Acquire this professional skill in it’s most simplified and detailed form.