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Structured Bra Making, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
Simplifying the mystery of bra making, you'll learn how to cut out and construct a series of structured bras. These will include: a non-wired full cup bra, an under-wired padded bra and a non-padded darted bra.
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Overview

Simplifying the mystery of bra making, you'll learn how to cut out and construct a series of structured bras. These will include: a non-wired full cup bra, an under-wired padded bra and a non-padded darted bra. You'll be using industrial machines on the course, but everything you learn can be done on a domestic sewing machine at home. We'll demonstrate how to take a pattern from a bought bra to create your own size pattern, and you'll take home three completed bras.Intermediate. To get the most out of this course you should have pattern cutting skills to the level of Introduction to Womenswear Pattern Cutting and sewing skills to the level of Introduction to Sewing Skills.Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to lingerie fabrics and components
  • Introduction to specialist industrial machines, and achieving similar effects at home
  • Technical construction of structured lingerie
  • Cutting out lingerie fabrics using rotary cutters
  • Seam types, grain and stretch of fabrics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Olfa Deluxe Rotary cutter with safety mechanism 28mm (or 45mm only if unavailable)
  • Fabric and paper shears
  • Fine tip fabric marker pen
  • Propelling pencil - 2h lead x 3mm, fine pins and an unpicker
  • A bra of your own size to be taken apart in the class

Tuition Fee

  • International

    575 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA

    575 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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