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Intro to Corsetmaking: The Underbust Corset
July 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Learn the fundamentals of corsetmaking with a perfectly fitted underbust corset. While corsets look complicated, a few simple tricks will de-mystify the process This course will cover every step of the process from choosing your fabric, busk, and boning types; to fitting and altering your pattern; to setting the busk; getting the boning channels to look perfectly even on the outside and inside of the corset; inserting your eyelets; and binding the edges.
Suitable for those with intermediate and higher sewing experience.
Cost: $145 for four sessions
Materials: Students will need to supply fabric and thread for their corset (suggestions for suitable fabric will be provided). There is also a charge for the specialist corset findings of $65 that includes all other materials needed.
Your course fee pays for all four nights of this class: 9, 16, 23, & 30 July.
This class is a prerequisite to the Advanced Corsetmaking – the Overbust Corset which will be offered in September.