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Swimwear And Lingerie Workshop

Swimwear And Lingerie Workshop

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Esme Young


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.

Read more about this course on the CSM Short Course blog

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Esme Young studied at Saint Martins School of Art and was a co-founder of the iconic fashion label, Swanky Modes.  She now works in theatre and film and also teaches on the BA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins.

Esme was a judge on the 2016 series of the BBC's Great British Sewing Bee, read more about this here.


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.

Available dates