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Upcoming Courses

  1. Make Your Own

    August 17, 2018 - July 3, 2019
  2. Bra Making

    August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Advanced Bra Making

    August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Sample Collection I – Perfect Shirts

    August 30
  5. Winter Coat Making

    September 3 @ 10:00 am - September 7 @ 4:00 pm



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August 2018

Make Your Own

August 17, 2018 - July 3, 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.

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September 2018

Winter Coat Making

September 3 @ 10:00 am - September 7 @ 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£445
winter/raincoat making

Winter Coat Making is a five day course for you to come along & make a Winter/Raincoat. The choice of pattern is entirely yours. You make a toille & I will fit it on the first day. Then show you how to create a perfect Winter/Raincoat using the fusible interfacings exclusive to English Couture Company. Techniques will include any design features your coat requires including pockets, lapels, collars (fur if needed) cuff plackets & hand worked buttonholes. You will need…

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Speed Tailored Jacket. Four Day Workshop

September 11 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 4:00 pm
Leicester, 18 The Green
Syston Leicestershire, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£356

When you have that perfectly fitting pattern, join me & make a beautiful fully lined speed tailored jacket. This method of tailoring enables you to make a crisp manufactured jacket. Using the latest interfacings available no pad stitching and very little hand sewing. You provide a plain fabric (there is no time for matching checks or stripes on the course) suitable for speed tailoring. Matching lining cotton and buttons, & basic body interfacings. I’ll provide all the rest of the…

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Under Your Vest – Waistcoat Making

September 12
Leicester Map, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£89

Under Your Vest is a  course to give an insight to tailored waistcoats. The techniques covered are suitable for both ladies & gentlemen's waistcoats. The correct interlinings for both traditional & speed tailored waistcoats will be investigated. Hand finished welt pockets & hand worked buttonholes, lining in the fronts & buckle back fastenings will be covered. The age old problem of bulky shoulders not matching will also be solved with a simple trick straight from the tailoring workrooms. Pocket detail…

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November 2018

Ladies Professional Tailoring Six Day Course

November 21 @ 10:00 am - November 28 @ 4:00 pm
Leicester Map, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
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£575

Ladies Professional Tailoring Six Day Course is a tailoring course, which will give you the expertise at the end of six days to be able to make a jacket to a professional standard. At the same time you will be taking away a perfectly fitted garment in high quality cloth, to be admired by all & drooled over by people in the ‘know’. The course will commence with a toille fitting , arranged before the course starts, using a pattern…

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January 2019

Traditional Tailoring Sample C51

January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
£178

Traditional Tailoring Sample If you can’t afford the time or expense of our full six day traditional tailoring course, then this is the course for you. Two days to make a sample half jacket using the traditional tailoring methods. We will cover everything from canvassing the jacket & fixing it with pad stitching to finishing off the jacket with pricked stitched edges & beautiful hand worked buttonholes. You will go home with a half jacket, so when you come to…

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