This series of courses is designed to give you all the skills needed to make a corset from scratch. Immerse yourself in the history of corsetry or create something futuristic and experimental. Explore styles from Tudor, Elizabethan, Restoration, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times as well as create corsets for parties, burlesque or high fashion. You are taken through the entire process as you learn how to take measurements and convert them into a corset pattern to your own size. Gain the knowledge of how to create channels for boning and for sewing the corset from start through fitting to finish. Making corsets is an essential skill needed to create a proper historic silhouette and is much sought after by Theatre and Film production companies as well as in the fashion industry.
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
After examination and discussion of examples, the tutor will demonstrate cutting, appropriate stitching, construction and finishing methods. Handouts and other printed materials will be used as support for design and skill development. If you are a returning student, you will be able to build on the work you already done appropriate to the period. Teaching will be in groups and on an individual, one-to-one basis and you will be encouraged to develop your creativity.
This course is taught online
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11 weeks (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Next available date
23rd April 2021