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October 2020

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on 20th October 2020 at 10:00 am

£285 2 tickets left

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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Speed Tailored Jacket. Four Day Workshop

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 29th October 2020 at 10:00 am

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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November 2020

Padded Bra C48

November 6 @ 10:00 am
£95 8 tickets left

The Padded Bra is our latest Bra Making course. This time we cover making a padded bra. This is a bra using foam to make the cups. We don’t use preformed cups but create our own. This has advantages over the preformed cups as we can make a bra to your shape rather than the shape the manufacturers want you to have. The cups are made & then a fabric of your choice is sewn over the top of it…

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

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£95 2 tickets left

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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