Lingerie Making

Lingerie Making

Lingerie Making

Lingerie and Swimwear courses - video

This practical lingerie course will instruct you in the processes of constructing five styles of non-stretch lingerie: the brief, the french knicker, the camisole, the chemise and the bustier. Each day will focus on one of these styles. The tutor, a lingerie industry expert, will guide you in making each garment, from start to finish...

Taught by: Linda Wing, Tutor to be confirmed.

Description

This practical lingerie course will instruct you in the processes of constructing five styles of non-stretch lingerie: the brief, the french knicker, the camisole, the chemise and the bustier. Each day will focus on one of these styles. The tutor, a lingerie industry expert, will guide you in making each garment, from start to finish. You will complete the course with a completed garment and pattern template for each style of lingerie.

This course includes:

  • Discussion of suitable lingerie fabrics and fabric compositions
  • Trimmings and components
  • Demonstration of Lockstitch, zigzag, rolled hem and overlock machines
  • Bias cutting and straight grain
  • Seam allowances for lingerie, pattern markings
  • Size 12 patterns

This course does not include pattern cutting or grading to other sizes.

Level:

Students must have intermediate sewing skills, e.g. to the level of Introduction to Sewing Skills

Booking:

Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor information

Linda Wing is a graduate of LCF and has worked for many years as a lingerie, nightwear and swimwear designer and pattern cutter, for manufacturers and retailers. She has also run her own company as a bespoke wedding gown designer/maker. She currently passes on her industry knowledge to the next generation of lingerie designers working as a lecturer and specialist technician on the BA (Hons) Fashion Contour degree alongside various lingerie and swimwear design and making short courses.


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Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Fabric shears or rotary cutter,
  • Paper shears
  • Pins
  • Tape measure
  • Fadeable fabric pen.
  • Unpicker
 

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:005 Days£575Available Curtain Road - EC2A Add to Basket
05/11/2017 - 03/12/2017Sunday09:00 - 16:005 Weeks£575Available Curtain Road - EC2A Add to Basket