corsetAn Introduction to Corset Making:  Corsets, Stays & Bodices

          Learn the Basics of Corset Pattern Drafting & Making in a Day

          This can be Exteneded into a Two or Three Day Course on Request


Pattern Drafting & Understanding Sizing & Fit

We will discuss commercial & historical patterns, drafing a pattern block & how to style a corset to exactly the look and fit you want

Tools & Materials

We will teach you the types of steel, plastic & textiles that you need for construction

Building a Corset

Everything you need to know about working with bones & busks; setting grommets & eyelets & creating a finished corset

Construction Techniques

All of the steps, including making a modesty panel, creating a tiolle, building a single or double layer corset

The one day course is the perfect timescale to make an underbust corset that will will suit those without prior corset making experience - the perfect introduction to corset making.  We provide extensive notes  for this course - approx., 60 pages that you take home to help with your sewing & corset projects.

The extended course will suit those wanting to make an overbust corset & corsets with straps and embellishments.

We do ask that you can use a sewing machine before you attend this course.

There my be extra costs for bones, stays, rivets and lacings.




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