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  1. Speed Tailoring the Michelle Pye Way

    June 21 @ 10:00 am - June 22 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Couture Boned Bodice

    June 26
  3. Skirts, Bustles & Bows

    June 27
  4. Fine Lingerie

    July 3
  5. Born Again Dressmaker

    July 10

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June 2018

Couture Boned Bodice

June 26
Leicester Map, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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The Couture Boned Bodice is an exceptional one day workshop, especially for those who are about to plan for a special gown. Although the concept of couture engineering is an eye opening experience for anyone with purely an interest in fashion, the couturiers or dressmaking. Using this special formula you can create the most wonderful Boned Bodice suitable for all fabrics from rich velvets to the finest of silks. Eliminate the problems of wrinkling, less than perfect joints, painful boning…

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Skirts, Bustles & Bows

June 27
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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Skirts, Bustles & Bows. This day contains a full collection of dress variations with couture techniques for creating individual designs for that special occasion. A selection of skirt styles will be made by all including richly pleated trains with their correct interlining, full gathered skirts, plus interlining. Also tips for quick, even gathering and triple cord gathering for rich fabrics. Over and under bustling trains for the evening. False hems, padded and weighted hems, horsehair braid, lining and adding separate…

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July 2018

Make Your Own

July 11, 2018 - May 27, 2019
Syston, 18 The Green
Syston, Leicester, LE7 1HQ
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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.

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