Tuition, venue, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, materials as listed.
A one day masterclass where students will learn how to use a corset pattern, make a toile and fit the toile perfectly in order to be able to then make a perfectly fitting hand made corset for anybody.
We will also cover how to use the basic corset pattern as a dress foundation, and how to manipulate the basic pattern into other styles.
Topics covered will be:
Taking accurate measurements
Translating measurements to the pattern
Using and altering a pattern
Making an overbust corset toile from calico
Which bones to use where
Fitting the corset toile
Notes on dress foundations
Notes on pattern manipulation
The following materials will be supplied to each student on arrival:
Sew Curvy overbust corset pattern
A comprehensive list of other tools and equipment that students should bring to class will be supplied via email.
Because classes take place is in a dedicated corsetry studio, there are ample opportunities to examine part made and complete corsets, different types of corsets the extensive library of corsetry and sewing books.
By the end of the day students will have an extremely good understanding of how to apply various different types of couture embellishment to corsetry and dressmaking projects.
The cost of the workshop includes venue hire, tuition, materials detailed above, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious sandwich lunch (vegetarian to cover all). Fees are non refundable but in the event of cancellation may be used towards goods or the cost of a different course or workshop during the current teaching cycle.
You will receive a booking confirmation upon check out. Joining notes are sent out 1-2 weeks before the start of the course.
*Cancellation policy: Fees are non refundable upon cancellation but may be redeemed against alternative dates/courses before the end of that current financial year (end March). For courses cancelled up to 1 month prior, fees are not refundable or transferable unless the space can be re-sold. Courses cancelled within 7 days will not be refunded. Sew Curvy retains the right to cancel or defer a course up to 7 days prior to the start date. In the unlikely event of this happening alternative dates or a refund will be offered. In the event that an alternative date is booked, then the cancellation policy comes back into force from date of booking.