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Fit to Finish III – Trousers

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

Fit to Finish III - Trousers are the next in line for the special Fit to Finish treatment. Trousers are probably the most difficult garment to fit, but by using the magical Fit to Finish formula we can tackle this age old problem. Again calico toilles will be provided for you to try on & your personal fittings pinned in to it. A commercial pattern will be provided so you can alter this to fit you. A personalised toile will then be made and fine tuning can take place. Students will leave this course with a perfectly fitted trouser pattern and all the alterations noted down so you can alter any commercial trouser pattern to fit you. All course materials are included in the price. Book early for this course as it will be a very popular course. Places are limited. Please note you don’t have to do the other Fit to Finish courses to be able to do this one. When the pattern is complete also see our Trouser Making Day C15 Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766

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Trouser Making Day

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

Trouser Making Day. Using the pattern from the fit to finish trouser fitting course, why not join us for a day to make your own trousers. Bring your own fabric, cotton & zip (all other haberdashery items will be provided for you) & we will go through all the necessary techniques to make your first pair of beautifully fitted trousers. From the cutting out to the hand finishing stages you will be amazed how easy it is to get a perfect pair of trousers, finished to the highest standards. You will need to supply the materials to make your trousers on this course. Please note you have to do the trouser fitting course to be able to do this one. Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766

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Couture Suit Day I – The Classic Jacket Created by Mlle. Chanel

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

Couture Suit day I - The Classic Jacket created by Mlle. Chanel. The attention to detail and the impeccable craftsmanship is the true essence of couture. Complete with pattern and Linton tweed you will construct a part jacket in the style of jackets originally created by Mlle. Chanel , by application of block machined lining/interlining. Also included setting in sleeves, overlapped seams, enclosed collars, advice will be given for edge to edge finishing and achieving a closer fit than just a box jacket design. Finally adding chain weights & inspirational ideas for braids & trimmings typical of those used by Mlle. Chanel. All course materials are included in the price. Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766

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Make Your Own

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

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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COUTURE FINISHES

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

Couture Finishes is a one day workshop for all abilities. You will leave this one day workshop with a lifetime of knowledge and a guarantee you will never make hand made clothes with a home-made finish again! Samples will be made of a zip placement that cannot go wrong, immediately cure the problem of spreading at the top of the zip and one side being shorter than the other. Tailored hems, no stitches to be seen. The bound buttonhole, totally created by hand, beautiful smooth tailored darts, Hong Kong finishing and tiny silk covered press studs, plus canvases that create perfectly symmetrical everyday collars and cuffs through to wickedly pointed Dior cuffs. This workshop contains vital information for beginners to professionals. A couture collection that can be used in everyday clothes. All course materials are included in the price for this course.   Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course. Call Michelle on 0116 2606766.

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INSIDE SECRETS C1

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

Inside Secrets gives you a peek in to the world of interfacings/interlinings Which can be a complicated & at first glance quite boring subject but seeing the difference they can make is the most exciting part of dressmaking/tailoring.  Michelle brings you a whole day studying the combination of fabrics, interlinings and linings. Learn how to eliminate everyday problems: limp bodices, floppy collars, heavy hems, seams ridges, see through dresses, seating and creasing. During the course you will compile a picture dictionary of designs, complete with fabric interlinings and interfacing swatches. By handling, mounting, fusing, machine stitching and pressing. suitable for skirts, trousers, couture suits, tailored suits, special occasion wear, day wear, ball gowns and wedding dresses. This day is a must for all!! All Course materials are included for this course. Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any more information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766.  

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Make Your Own

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

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

Winter Coat Making

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

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 to provide your own fabrics & purchase the interfacings from us to complete your coat. Having a beautiful coat is a luxury, once had you will never want to be without. Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766 Coats made by students on this course.

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Bra Making

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

Bra Making Bra Making is not difficult if you have a general knowledge of sewing. Some people have laughed when I’ve mentioned making bras, but I always know when a lady has difficulty finding the right size. This course is for any one who can’t get a comfortable bra. 7 out of 10 ladies are probably wearing the wrong size to begin with!! I have made sample bras to try on. When we get the right size, adjustments can be made to fit your own needs. Then the whole process of making the bra will begin, we will cover making the cups, elastic strapping, rings & sliders, wires (which are comfortable when you get the right size!) fastenings & finishing. Once you get the hang of 1/4” seams and working with fine stretch fabric, making a bra only takes a couple of hours! You can get between two & four bras out of 1/2 a metre of fabric, so its cost effective too. Book early for this one as it sells out fast! NOTE: Fittings will be at 1.30, on the dates below. Fittings only take about 10mins   Tuesday 18th May 2021 Wednesday 8th September 2021 Monday 17th January 2022 If you can't make it to the fitting day, you can make your sample bra in a standard size on the day & have a fitting at lunchtime. A pattern will then be sent on to you. All course materials are included in the price. Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766 Once you have completed this course you can go on to do our Advanced Bra Making course.

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Advanced Bra Making

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

Advanced Bra Making, once you have done the Bra Making course you can move on to this course. We will cover Basic fitting alterations including making the centre front sit properly & taking in the band. Then we will move on to changing the style of your bra. How to change a partial band in to a full band, lowering the centre front to make a balconette bra & cutting a power bar will be shown. We will also make a sample with a partial lace upper cup & a padded lower cup. Inserting a cup & casing in to a full band are just some of the techniques covered. NOTE: You do need to do the basic bra making course before you do this course. All the course materials are included in the price. Our workshops are run from our workroom above the English Couture Company shop in the beautiful village of Syston in Leicestershire. The room is light & airy & will take up to 8 students. We have Janome Memory craft 6600 machine for all our students. This means you don’t have to bring your machine with you. There are also overlockers available if needed. We have a good supply of the basic sewing equipment for you to use on the course. There is always tea, coffee & biscuits provided at any time during the day. You will have to provide your own lunch. There are shops near to the studio where you can buy lunch or Ann, our friendly sandwich maker will deliver freshly made food which you can order when you get here. You can bring a packed lunch as an alternative. The shop is available for students to buy anything they need for their projects during the day. You are very welcome to shop after the course finishes. All our full day courses start at 10am & finish at around 4pm. Due to the comprehensive knowledge & personalised tuition operated throughout all the workshops, they can sometimes over run. If you need any further information on this course call Michelle on 0116 2606766

£95