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  1. Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

    November 21 @ 10:00 am - November 23 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Gentlemen’s Trousers

    November 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. C47 Perfect Pockets

    November 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Make Your Own

    December 5, 2017 - February 1, 2019
  5. Briefly Covered

    December 12, 2017 - March 19, 2019

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November 2017

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

November 21 @ 10:00 am - November 23 @ 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£267
Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel. A three day course for you to make your own personally fitted jacket in the style originally created by Mlle. Chanel. You will need to provide your own toile in the style made popular by Mlle. Chanel (ie: box shaped jacket with or without front fastenings & collar) for fitting on the first day. Once your toile has been fitted & your own alterations have been cut in to your pattern…

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Gentlemen’s Trousers

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89
Gentlemen's Trousers

Gentlemen's Trousers. Making Bespoke Gentlemen's Trousers is a work of art. Hand finishing gives them that special look only found in the top tailoring workrooms. Michelle delves in to her tailoring past to bring you frog mouth pockets, hand sewn zips & waistbands with curtain finish . These are just some of the techniques covered on this workshop. We will make a sample pair of Gentlemen's Trousers for you to refer to when making trousers at home. Dress your man…

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C47 Perfect Pockets

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89

Perfect Pockets. Would you like to make pockets to be proud of? Then this is the course for you. We will be covering the most popular pockets. Jetted, welt, flapped, jetted shirt & inside lining pockets. Don’t know the difference? Don’t know where to place the pocket? Daren’t cut through your fabric? All of these problems will be answered on this brand new course for 2016. Using the methods used in the tailoring industry you will be able to make…

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December 2017

Make Your Own

December 5, 2017 - February 1, 2019
Syston, 18 The Green
Syston, Leicester, LE7 1HQ
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£89

Make Your Own. Do you want to make an outfit for a special occasion? Are you struggling with fitting? Then come & join us for one or more days on our Make Your Own course to sew your own projects. You will work at your own pace. Bring along your material & pattern & make it up with Michelle there to help you through the difficult bits. It can be any garment/s you choose from tailoring to special occasion wear.…

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Briefly Covered

December 12, 2017 - March 19, 2019
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89

Briefly Covered is a one day course to make a personalised pattern for your own knickers, whether you are a fan of big knickers a la Bridget Jones, the skimpiest of thongs or anything in-between. This course will give you the inspiration for the most comfortable pair of knickers you have ever worn. The morning will be spent drafting a pattern in your size & design & the afternoon will be taken up with making the knickers. All techniques will…

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January 2018

Couture Suit Day I – The Classic Jacket Created by Mlle. Chanel

January 23, 2018
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89

Couture Suit day I - The Classic Jacket created by Mlle. Chanel. The attention to detail and the impeccable craftsmanship is the true essence of couture. Complete with pattern and Linton tweed you will construct a part jacket in the style of jackets originally created by Mlle. Chanel , by application of block machined lining/interlining. Also included setting in sleeves, overlapped seams, enclosed collars, advice will be given for edge to edge finishing and achieving a closer fit than just…

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Couture Suit Day II – Techniques From the World’s most Famous Couturiers

January 24, 2018
Leicester Map, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89

Couture Suit Day II  is a fantastic day covering a wonderful collection of clever, but easy to apply techniques that can be worked on every day garments. These include steaming, stretching and professionally pressing using sample fabrics. You will ease out darts without stitching, ideal for checked & patterned skirts, manipulate straight stripes to bend around curved lapels and hemlines. Next you will create a beautiful couture skirt section to include stayed vents, Paris binding, lined Dior pleats and weighted…

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February 2018

The Sewing Guide That Helps You to Sew Like a Professional

February 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£178

The Sewing Guide course will help you to update your dressmaking skills. Hi-tech fabrics, interlinings, notions and attitude to sewing just gets better, and so you need to be in the know! You will be working with many different fabrics & your sample collection will contain the finest materials such as Silks, Chiffon, and Organza through to day wear suitings such as Wool Crepe, Venetian, Gabardine and Linton Tweeds. Also to include Micro-fibres, evening wear Polyesters, Taffetas, Satin and Laces…

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Sample Collection I – Perfect Shirts

February 6, 2018
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89
Sample Collection I - Perfect Shirts

Sample Collection I - Perfect Shirts is a one day course giving lots of tips and techniques used in every day shirts, dresses and blouses. You will start the day by constructing a mitred sleeve placket, it only takes minutes. Next comes the construction of collars and cuffs from light weight silk and polyesters to the most professional tailored two-piece collar and band. Tips will include superb corners, mitred points, cross graining collar canvasses and contouring shirt stands on the…

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Make Your Own Jeans

February 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£178

Make Your Own Jeans. Be the envy of all your friends. Create the height of luxury, a pair of jeans to fit you. Day 1 . Come along with a toille made in your favourite style of jeans. Have them fitted & then spend the day altering the pattern so it’s a perfect fit just for you. Tips will then be given for cutting out & you go home to cut out the jeans ready for day two. Day 2.…

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