Corset Making

Create what is arguably the most controversial garment in the history of fashion, the corset. Learn about the history of the corset as you are lead through the basic steps in corset making, including; taking measurements, pattern alteration, fitting and finishing of your individually tailored corset.

Eyelets will be inserted in the final two sessions, your course fee includes all eyelets for your corset.

Please bring the following to the first lesson (where you will choose from a basic block pattern and take your measurements)
Fabric scissors
Paper scissors
Tape measure
Tailor’s chalk
Safety pins
Assorted hand sewing needles
Assorted machine needles

PLEASE NOTE: From week 2 bring your sewing machine (optional). There are a limited number of sewing machines available to use on site; however, access for the entire night cannot be guaranteed. At minimum participants will need to have access to a sewing machine between classes.

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