UPCOMING COURSES

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The Sewing Guide That Helps You to Sew Like a Professional

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

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 through to Velvets, Stretch wovens, Knits, Leathers and Lycras plus so much more. We will stop at each section to

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Briefly Covered

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

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 be covered including inserting a gusset & applying elastic so the pants don’t ride up. There will also be time

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Make Your Own

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

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.

£95
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Make Your Own

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

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.

£95
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Fit to Finish III – Trousers

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

Fit to Finish III - Trousers are the next in line for the special Fit to Finish treatment. Trousers are probably the most difficult garment to fit, but by using the magical Fit to Finish formula we can tackle this age old problem. Again calico toilles will be provided for you to try on & your personal fittings pinned in to it. A commercial pattern will be provided so you can alter this to fit you. A personalised toile will then be made and fine tuning can take place. Students will leave this course with a perfectly fitted trouser pattern

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Trouser Making Day

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

Trouser Making Day. Using the pattern from the fit to finish trouser fitting course, why not join us for a day to make your own trousers. Bring your own fabric, cotton & zip (all other haberdashery items will be provided for you) & we will go through all the necessary techniques to make your first pair of beautifully fitted trousers. From the cutting out to the hand finishing stages you will be amazed how easy it is to get a perfect pair of trousers, finished to the highest standards. You will need to supply the materials to make your trousers

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Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

Leicester

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 you will be taken through the process of matching stripes & checks in your own fabric to make a perfect

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Speed Tailoring the Michelle Pye Way

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

Two days to be introduced to Speed Tailoring. You will learn about & test our special interfacings. Which are all available in the shop. How to cut & apply them properly without bubbling. I will show how to cut & use a floating chest piece. A great chest reinforcement to use with any weight of cloth. Once all the interfacings are in place we will then start with the makeup of the jacket. The four stages of the collar application will be worked through so all students get this correctly. No more lopsided collars. Once the collar is in place

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Make Your Own

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

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.

£95
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Fine Lingerie

Syston English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire

Fine Lingerie. What could be more perfect to wear under a designer outfit than expensive lingerie? Well, it can look expensive and it can certainly feel expensive, so why not create your own touch of luxury? Using the richest and finest of silks and cotton lawns you will create lace appliqué, cutting lace to any shape or form, shadow work, pin tucking, french seaming, hairline seaming, bias bound edges, shoe string straps and lingerie straps finished with the tiniest of silk covered press studs. Also included, lace edging, elasticated finishing, bullion roses and of course pattern advice! Lots of samples

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