Corsets & Stays

You all know how I love passing on sewing knowledge and no more so than in making Corsets & Stays.  If you want to check out one of my previous student make, have a look at Jane’s lovely linen corset on her Instagram page, you’ll have to scroll back a few pictures but that’s never a problem, here’s the link pinkminis67

I’ve planned a Stay class for May/June but its already full but here the info on the Corset class to.                                                                                                                                                  Using your own measurements the class is planned for Saturday 25th May & 15th June. Two days with a few weeks in between as you will need time to do homework!

Here’s the details and do contact me if you want more info.

The Corset
Time: 2 Days : 11am – 5pm (5 ½ hrs)
Course Fee: £170.00
The corset is a wonderful garment to wear giving you a fabulous hour-glass shape and can take inches off your waist!  Originally designed and worn by the Victorians as underwear, this garment has come right up to date and is now worn as outerwear.
On this two-day workshop you will work with a Victorian corset pattern c1890,
We will look at construction, boning techniques & inserting a busk.
From a toile altered to fit, through to your finished corset.
NB. You will have the opportunity to cover your corset in a fabric of your choice if you so wish. Silk dupion type fabrics are ideal. You may bring your own fabric or purchase from me on the day.
Material Costs: Approx £30.00, plus top fabrics and interfacing.
Recommended Abilities: Must have confident sewing skills, able to work reasonably quickly and accurately

Happy Sewing

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