Lingerie Skills Taster: Make a Knicker ONLINE

When and Where

Dates
7 Nov 2020 - 7 Nov 2020 (5.5 hours, 1 day)
Days and times
Saturday 10:00 - 16:30
Location
Online

Cost

Full fee
£45
Concession fee
£30
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
Alice Holloway
Course code
VFC290A

What you will learn

A fun practical course, suitable for those new to sewing as well as those looking to expand their abilities. You'll learn how to create a pair of beautiful, high quality knickers in luxury fabrics. We provide a range of pdf patterns for you to choose from to make gorgeous underwear in cotton, silk, and lace. You will learn techniques suitable for lingerie making and upcycling textiles into lingerie garments, including elastication and lingerie seam finishes. This course will give you the skills to create your own knickers in your choice of fabrics and finishes.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Use a knicker pattern
  • Use Seam finishes suitable for delicate items
  • Elasticate your garments
  • Use bartacks to finish

Class format and activities

Demonstrations and techniques will be provided in the form of downloadable videos for you to follow along. We will hold online Q and A group sessions via webcam for you to be able to get in depth understanding of how to make the techniques work with your fabrics and home machine. You will receive personalised private feedback from your tutor to build up your skills to a high standard and check that you have the knowledge to continue your lingerie making journey.

Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for complete beginners Knowledge of a sewing machine including rethreading and winding a bobbin is beneficial. Ability to stitch a straight seam with consistent seam allowance is beneficial. You will need to have your own domestic sewing machine and a printer to print out patterns.

What you need to know before you enrol

This class will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams, (you will be given a login once you have enrolled for the class). You will need to be able to download and print your pattern and provide your own sewing machine and fabrics.

What you will need for your class

1/2m of fabric. You can use a stretch or a woven and upcycling of garments/stash is encouraged.
1.5m of plush back knicker elastic (7-10mm) available at www.sewingchest.co.uk
Sharp scissors,
Spool of thread
Optional- 1.5m of stretch lace trim (available on ebay)

This course is held on-line. You will need:

• a reliable internet connection
• a computing device such as a laptop or tablet with with webcam & microphone.
• an up to date internet browser installed
• access to both a microphone and speakers/headphones
Joining us via Microsoft Teams :
Each of our online courses has a dedicated group (called a “team”) in Microsoft Teams, for online communication and collaboration between students and course tutors.
To access your course, browse to www.office.com and sign in with your Morley College London email address and password. Your e-mail address is your student number followed by "@morley.ac.uk".
Once you have signed in, click the?Teams icon to open Microsoft Teams
• to find your course content, select Teams in the left-hand menu and click the team that has the matching course code in the title
• when it’s time to join your class online, click Meetings in the left-hand menu, then select your next class meeting in the calendar and click Join.
If you are new to Microsoft Teams, try our?Getting Started Guide our contact our IT Services team for support :
w: https://servicedesk.morleycollege.ac.uk, e: servicedesk@morleycollege.ac.uk

What you can do next

This course is a perfect taster for the Lingerie and Bra-making evening course or the beginner's Domestic Overlocker courses.