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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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Sample Collection I – Perfect Shirts

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

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 machine. Ever wondered why your collar doesn’t fit onto the neckline or cuffs exactly at the bottom of your sleeve?

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Sample Collection II – Working With Finer Fabrics

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

Sample Collection II. This day has been designed to help with the conversion of finer fabrics into everyday beautiful garments. A superb range of samples will be made to include silk blouses with the addition of padded facings to eliminate the use of shoulder pads. Next you will set a sleeve into an armhole using a very fine, difficult cloth. This will include armhole finishing, sleeve head variations and delicately bound placket openings. During these projects you will discuss the cutting out, preparation and handling of fabrics such as slippery silks and difficult polyesters, plus stitch advise. Now for a

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Gentlemen’s Trousers

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

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 to Saville Row standard without the price tag. All course materials are included in the price. Our workshops are run

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C47 Perfect Pockets

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

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 perfect pockets every time. You don’t even need a pattern to be able to create all of the pockets. A

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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