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July 2021

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

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£95 Sold out

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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Wrap in a Day C46

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£95 4 tickets left

Wrap in a Day. Imagine getting out of a shower or bath and slipping into a beautiful, lace trimmed satin wrap. Well here is your chance to make one. A one day course to make a luxurious satin wrap. Feel like a million dollars every time you slip into this wrap. The wrap will be trimmed with beautiful cotton lace to add luxury, usually only found in the most expensive lingerie. Learn how to handle this slippery fabric and create…

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August 2021

Padded Bra C48

August 19 @ 10:00 am
£95 4 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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October 2021

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

October 27 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on 24th January 2022 at 10:00 am

£285 10 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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January 2022

Make the Classic Jacket as Created by Mlle. Chanel

24th January 2022 @ 10:00 am - 26th January 2022 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on 24th January 2022 at 10:00 am

£285

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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March 2022

Speed Tailored Jacket. Four Day Workshop

10th March 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 29th October 2020 at 10:00 am

£380 6 tickets left

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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Extreme Pattern Drafting

28th March 2022 @ 10:00 am - 30th March 2022 @ 4:00 pm
£285 6 tickets left

Extreme Pattern Drafting is a different way of making patterns to fit you. No need to start with a blank piece of paper. The pattern companies have already done the boring bit for you. So you take their basic block & make it up. We do all the alterations for a personal fit. Once we have this master pattern it’s time to have some fun. Designing your own patterns is a doddle when you can simply draw the pattern design…

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