Course Start DatesSaturday 8th February 2020
About the Course
Do you like to start making your own luxury lingerie?
Then join us for this intensive bra making weekend to create your own stunning underwear made to your size.
- you will get expert advice how to sew an underwired bra
- sewing machines and specialist supplies will be provided
- deliberately small groups to get individual attention
- learn some new skills or explore professional sewing skills in lingerie making
- choose from a stunning range of pure silks, delicate laces and fine lingerie supplies in the classroom
Outline structured bra making masterclass:
This two day 'Introduction into bra making' masterclass will give students the chance to learn the skills and techniques involved in structured bra making.
You will learn how to work with very fine lingerie fabrics (including specialist trimmings/ laces and power nets)and how to achieve professional finishing techniques.
You will be be introduced to a variety of professional sewing techniques and will have the chance to practise these skills on a variety of delicate lingerie materials. Including:
- how to sew with stretch fabrics
- how to use correct stitch options for elastics
- how to calculate elastic trims for lingerie
- how to attach/sew with fine laces, silks, lace appliques etc
Each student will be able to choose from a wide range of quality fabrics and supplies in the classroom to create their own unique bra. A bra pattern copy will be yours to take home , so that you can make many more bras in the future. In the afternoon you will start cutting your bra pattern pieces in your chosen fabrics and prepare the bra to be assembled.
- you will be guided step-by-step how to assemble your bra
- depending on individual sewing skills, each student is encouraged to finish the full bra during the day
Each student will receive hand-outs, a list of suppliers and their individual size bra pattern to take home.
* you need to have previous sewing experience to get most out of this class *
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All specialist materials and sewing machines will be provided.
Students can choose from a wide range of luxury fabrics including silks and french laces.
Light refreshments will be available throughout the workshop.