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English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
0116 260 6767

https://englishcouture.co.uk/venue/syston/

July 2019

Bra Making Weekend

25th July 2019
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One event on 26th July 2019 at 12:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom

Bra Making Weekend gives you both of our basic bra making course in one weekend. If you are travelling a long way then this is the course to choose. We will be doing the basic bra course on the Saturday. You will get to try out all the techniques you need for making a bra, whilst making a sample bra. Then on Sunday you will be doing the Advanced Bra Making course. This course includes making padded bras & shaping…

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August 2019

Traditional Tailoring Sample C51

26th August 2019
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One event on 27th August 2019 at 12:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom

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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September 2019

Bra Makers Retreat C49

7th September 2019 - 9th September 2019
Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom

The bra makers retreat is aimed at ladies who have done our two basic bra making courses, (Bra Making & Advanced Bra Making). Maybe the fit of the pattern is not quite right, & you don’t know what to do or you never have time to sew your own bras. This is the course for you. We will perfect the fit of your bra & then make up as many bras as you can.  Bring your own fabrics & trimmings…

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November 2019

Briefly Covered

13th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95 8 tickets left

Briefly Covered is a one day course to make a personalised pattern for your own knickers, whether you are a fan of big knickers a la Bridget Jones, the skimpiest of thongs or anything in-between. This course will give you the inspiration for the most comfortable pair of knickers you have ever worn. The morning will be spent drafting a pattern in your size & design & the afternoon will be taken up with making the knickers. All techniques will…

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Bra Making

28th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95 15 tickets left

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…

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Advanced Bra Making

29th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95 8 tickets left

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…

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April 2020

Match Your Checks

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 29th January 2021 at 10:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95

Match Your Checks. The attention to detail and the impeccable craftsmanship is the true essence of couture. This workshop is all about the preparation and matching of checks, stripes & chevrons. In the couture workrooms this would be one persons responsibility only. A true master of his or her profession. A unique formula will be given for jackets & coats, so you are able to match seams all around & shoulder seams. We will discuss how to apply a collar…

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May 2020

Wrap or Kimono in a Day C46

May 19
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One event on 19th May 2020 at 12:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95

Wrap or Kimono in a Day. Imagine getting out of a shower or bath & 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 or Kimono. The Wrap or Kimono in a Day will be trimmed with a beautiful cotton lace to add luxury usually only available in the most expensive…

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June 2020

Make Your Own

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95 29 tickets left

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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July 2020

Make Your Own Jeans

July 1 @ 10:00 am - July 2 @ 4:00 pm
Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£190

Make Your Own Jeans. Be the envy of all your friends. Create the height of luxury, a pair of jeans to fit you. Day 1 . Come along with a toille made in your favourite style of jeans. Have them fitted & then spend the day altering the pattern so it’s a perfect fit just for you. Tips will then be given for cutting out & you go home to cut out the jeans ready for day two. Day 2.…

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Born Again Dressmaker

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95

Born Again Dressmaker. Do some or all of the following apply to you? Returning to dressmaking after a long break? Wanting a more professional finish? Can’t buy the dress you have in mind? Have a little more time to sew for yourself & others? Then this is the course for you! A one day course for experienced beginners. On the day we will be going through basics in Preparation, Construction, & Finishing touches. The preparation section will include notes on…

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Make Your Own

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 9th December 2020 at 10:00 am

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One event on 18th January 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on 11th February 2021 at 10:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95

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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Fine Lingerie

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 23rd June 2020 at 10:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£95

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…

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August 2020

Fit to Finish with a Fit to Flatter Attitude.

August 4 @ 10:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on 16th November 2020 at 10:00 am

Syston, English Couture Co, 18 The Green, Syston
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 1HQ United Kingdom
£285

Fit to finish solves the problem of How, Why and Where do I fit? This is a question I have been asked time and time again. You have read the books, seen the patterns and tried various fitting programmes, but to no avail. Why is fitting such a great problem and yet it is one of the most essential ingredients to achieving a totally professional finish to hand made clothes. I believe I have the answer!! From this workshop you…

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