Starts: 11 Jan 2024
This course is a chance to expand your understanding of fabric application and stretch technology by creating contemporary pieces of unstructured non - underwired lingerie. As a student, working within a small group, you'll be guided through the most recent developments in pattern making innovations and designs into functional advanced level garments. This course is recommended as a next step for enthusiastic students keen to challenge themselves and develop their competence on a sewing machine through learning a range of new precision techniques. By working with your experienced tutor, you'll take on the skills needed to make your own beautiful and functional lingerie using stretch fabrics. Students will be encouraged to select fabrics and qualities of lace appropriate to their previous experience, there will be opportunities for advanced students to work in silks and luxury Chantilly lace. Students will also learn lingerie specific finishes for their garments, including adjustable strapping, and elastication as well as how to layer fabrics appropriately for increased functionality. Returning students will be able to incorporate more advanced processes into their garment creation, including lace placements and harness strapping.