A unique chance to learn how to make an authentic Tudor Bodice from start to finish.
This course is designed for competent sewers who are comfortable using a machine.
Participants should bring their own sewing machine if possible, we do have a couple here but preferably please bring your own.
Monday evenings, 25 June, 2, 9, 16, 23 July 2018 | 7-9pm
Week by Week Plan:
Week 1, Introduction, studio tour and information about Francis’ work.Studets will be given a handout about the history of corsets. Francis will go over what you’ll be making, see samples, learn about the processes involved. You will then start marking out the boning lines on prepared pattern pieces.
Week 2, Continuation of boning the corset and general prep
Week 3, Pattern Cutting & construction
Week 4, Adding bindings
Week 5, Eyelets and hand finishing.
Depending on the speed you work there may be some work which will need to be completed at home. A step by step handout will be available.