Bridal, Evening Wear and Prom Dress Sewing Course : Wed, Thurs,Friday 28th/29th/30th June 2017

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You will learn all about making bridal gowns from Sheila-May, who has been making bespoke bridal gowns for over 30 years and had her dresses featured in various articles, including on the cover of ‘You and Your Wedding’ magazine!   The Birmingham School of Sewing, founded by Sheila-May has won an award this year, Best Sewing School UK 2017 for Bridal Wear and Lingerie Courses.   This 3 day course is also an ideal course for those of you who want to make prom dresses and ball gowns.

You will learn:

  • the techniques required for making a boned bodice
  •  why particular interfacings and interlinings are used  in order produce a professional finish
  •  how to apply piping
  • how to make rouleaux loops which are used for threading through the back tie fastening to produce a corset type fastening
  • how to apply invisible zips
  •  how to produce a variety of hemlines for different fabrics and styles
  • fabric bows and flowers are currently very fashionable and you will make samples of a variety of fabric flowers suitable to add to bridal gowns,  corsages and shoe clips.
  • We will discuss fabrics, veils  and much more.

Time: 10am-4pm each day

You can pay for this course in installments.  Please contact Sheila-May for information.

Maximum 6 places available

For further information and to book, click here

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