Corset making courses

Corset Making Courses and masterclasses are regularly scheduled at  at the Sew Curvy Studio in Oxfordshire which is easily accessible by road via the A40 and only 5 miles away from Oxford.  Set amongst beautiful and tranquil woodland, there is free parking, a range of lovely accommodations nearby.   Lunch, refreshments and cake are provided on each day. 

Please click on the links below for further information on each of the corset making classes offered.  More classes are scheduled throughout the year and are administrated by Sew Curvy Limited, trading as The Oxford School of Corsetry.  Classes are always taught by Julia Bremble unless otherwise stated. 

Oxford School of Corsetry

 

corsetry classes

Corset making lessons for beginners

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A three day corset making course where students will learn how to make a single layer overbust corset suitable for under or outerwear.  On this course you will learn all about the basics of single layer corset construction including how a corset works, the anatomy of a corset,  suitable fabrics and  fitting.   Using the Sew Curvy house pattern, course attendees will come away with a beautiful, well crafted, shape altering garment which will be suitable for wear under or over clothes.

Intermediate Corsetry Courses

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A three day corsetry course where students will fit and construct a multi layer underbust corset using a neat professional technique which gives a smooth finish on both sides without the need for a separate lining.  In this corset making class you will learn all about how to effectivly use fashion fabric in corsetry, including how a corset works, the anatomy of a corset,  suitable fabrics, turn of cloth, and  fitting.   Using a specially drafted Sew Curvy pattern,  course attendees will come away with a beautiful, well crafted, shape altering garment which will be suitable for wear under or over clothes.

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Oxford Conference of Corsetry

August bank holiday weekend 2017.  Click here for more details.

A two day residential conference for corset makers and enthusiasts at Jesus College Oxford, organised by Sew Curvy Corsetry in association with Crikey Aphrodite! Morua Designs and other luminaries from the world of corsetry.