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18th Century Stays Masterclass

Learn how to sew a stunning 18th century corset in this intensive 2 day workshop

This corsetry masterclass will show you step by step how to create a 18th century corset that can be used for the Stage /Film/ Cosplay or Fashion.

You will learn how to create these beautiful garments , using a provided historical pattern that will be adapted to your own measurements.

Get sewing advice and insider tips from one of the leading corset experts for Film & High-Fashion throughout this masterclass


– get expert advice how to sew a 18th century corset :step by step

-what fabrics to choose for 18th century corset

-what stitches work best

-what boning works best

-what extra tools will be needed

-what eyelets to use & how to lace the corset

-how to insert the boning into corset

-how to finish the tabs

+much more

What you will need to join :

* you need to have previous sewing experience to get most out of this workshop *

all specialist materials,tools and sewing machines will be provided in the classroom

light refreshments will be available throughout the day in the classroom

Outline of this Masterclass:

1st day

-Introduction :

-a quick intro into the history of 18th century stays

– overview of materials that will work best for professional corsetry results

– a corset pattern for each student will be provided

-cutting the fabrics / patter pieces

-start sewing your corset/stays

2nd day

– continue sewing your corset

-learn how insert corset boning : learn about different types of corset boning & what type will work best for Fashion or Stage

-how to create tabs

-how to edge your stays

-how to add eyelets or hook & eyes to your corset/bodice

-how to lace your corset

-adding decorations to your corset

-finish your stays

Students will receive hand outs throughout this workshop and keep the pattern to create more corsets in their own time.

Like to find out more? Then please get in touch @Lmclasses


All classes are deliberately small with a maximum of 5 students only.


Classes are non refundable.

However , if you can not attend a class – let us know asap in advance and we will do our very best to transfer you to the next available session instead.

August 05 2023


Start: 5 August @ 10:00
End: 6 August @ 17:00
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London, Greater London N19 5SG United Kingdom

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