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Swimwear And Lingerie Workshop Short Course

Course description

This workshop has been designed to meet the needs of those who want to learn and practise the construction of basic swimwear and soft lingerie. Tutor-led demonstrations will provide the starting point from which to practise and develop your skills and aesthetic values.

You will be provided with Size 10 pattern blocks and will be introduced to pattern manipulation and sewing techniques to create simple swimwear and lingerie designs in jersey.

Please note that this course will not cover under-wiring.

Entry requirements: Basic sewing skills are required.

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
  • Experience life on campus
  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance.
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to compliment your cv.

Available dates

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Details

Agenda

  • Understand how basic lingerie and swimwear are constructed so that the design is functional and fit for purpose.
  • Introduction to specialist machinery for lingerie-specific construction.
You will be guided through the materials, trims and machinery with step-by-step instructions on:
  • How to sew your non-wired soft bra.
  • How to create a simple camisole.
  • How to sew a basic swimsuit.
  • Create your very own designs using the garment blocks and fabrics available.
Please note: all lingerie and swimwear patterns will be constructed in size 34B. This course does not include grading patterns to different sizes.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Graders Set Square or Pattern Master
  • Paper Scissors
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Tracing Wheel
  • Pritt Stick
  • Pins
  • Pens (Various colours)
  • Pencils
  • Tailors Chalk
  • Note Pad.
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On this course students learn and practise the construction of basic swimwear and soft lingerie. Tutor-led demonstrations provide the starting point from which to practise and develop your skills and aesthetic values.

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