Beginners Corsetmaking Weekend! *Sold Out*
New class will be scheduled for July. Please join the wait list to be notified.
In this semi-private Beginners Corset Making Class, Dianna will take you through the basics of high quality corset materials, pattern manipulation, and construction of a single layer under the bust corset. At the end of this five week class, you will be able to confidently adjust corset patterns to fit, cut corset fabrics, cut corset bones to size, attach bone caps, insert a corset busk, expertly bind edges, grommet and lace your corsets, and much more!
You will finish this class with a fully finished single layer, fully boned underbust corset, your adjusted patterns, and the knowledge and skill to create a basic corset!
This course is perfect for costumers, students, and dressmakers who would like a better understanding of how to create a historical corset, and have the benefit of a semi-private lesson with a maximum of thee students. Basic sewing experience is required to fully benefit from this class.
This class runs from 6-8pm for five weeks (with a finish-up class if necessary), for a total of 12 hours of class time.
Included in your course are the materials to create one single layer under the bust corset:
Black rose, or white herringbone coutil
Steel bones and tips.
Underbust corset pattern
Take-home goodies to help create more corsets!
You will have use of rulers, paper, in-house domestic sewing machines, thread, snips, seam rippers, grommet setter, bone tip tool, tin snips, and unlimited espresso and tea! You are welcome to bring your own sewing machine, and tools if you wish, but it is not necessary.
Teaching the class is Dianna DiNoble, the owner and designer of Starkers Corsetry. She has been creating and expertly fitting corsets for clients worldwide since 1992 from Toronto Ontario. Dianna’s expertise is in the perfect fit and comfort of a corset, from-scratch pattern drafting, and detailed finishings. The course is taught close to the Dufferin Subway, downtown Toronto.
Payment Plans must be paid up to date before the first scheduled day of class
10am-6pm. Lunch and all supplies included!