Sewing Classes
Odelia has a range of sewing classes to offer and is able to tailor a special class just for you!
You will learn highly specialized skills in the relaxed environment of our own studio, using professional equipment and tools.
All classes take place in our West London studio (W5).
Basic Sewing Skills 6 weeks

This course is suitable for complete beginners or those with little experience of making garments.
In six weekly 2-hour-lessons you will learn how to sew a basic skirt.
Fabrics for your project will be discussed in your first week. Cotton fabrics will be provided for you to practice on.

Class contents:
- Learning how to use your sewing machine
- choosing materials
- working from a pattern
- cutting fabric with the grain
- inserting zippers and closures
- various sewing and finishing techniques

You will need your own sewing machine to finish assigments at home, but you are welcome to use one of ours in the studio.

Class times are flexible, please email to discuss! Maximum number of students is 2.

Cost: 250
includes: cotton fabric for making toiles, pattern making paper, drinks

You need to supply: fashion fabric, zipper and thread.

Individual Dressmaking lessons

We can also provide individual one-hour-lessons, suitable for all levels.
Every topic of your choice can be worked on.
Please email to discuss!

Cost: 20 per hour
Pasties & Fascinators Class

Unleash your inner showgirl and learn how to make your own nipple pasties and vintage style fascinators!
Materials will be provided and you can dive into our collection of trims, sequins, crystals and feathers!

The class can be arranged on any afternoon of your choice, running for 2.5 hours
Maximum number of participants in our studio is 3, due to space.

Cost: 50 per person

To book your place: please email us to arrange dates, then submit payment via Paypal.

Pasties & Fascinators Crafting Party at your home

You would like a crafting party with your gals in the comfort of your home? Well, just drop us a line!
Odelia will pack up her treasure chest of trims, ribbons, sequins, feathers and glitz and come to the location your choice!

The class can be arranged on any afternoon, running for 2.5 hours at a time most convenient to you.
Perfect for hen parties!

Cost for up to 5 participants: 200, materials included
Cost per additional person: 35
There will be an additional charge for locations outside London.

Please email to discuss, this class is fully customizable to your requirements!



These course offers are only a small taste of what we can do. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to tailor a class just for you!
We can also arrange workshops for you and your friends in a location of your choice! Just ask!
Gift Vouchers are available!


Please note: if you are highly allergic to cats we cannot work with you as our cats will be around the studio.
Beginners Corsetmaking 6 weeks EVENING CLASS 1-to-1

Same class contents as above, but taught in 6 weekly two-hour sessions in the evening!
You will be able to make your first corset in a 1-to-1 class at our studio in weekly 2 hour lessons from 7pm to 9pm.
Cost:
300
includes:
pattern, coutil, eyelets, boning and busk for one corset
You need to supply: thread and any trims (lace, beads etc)
Not sure about your own skill level? Please take our SELF ASSESSMENT test here!






Additional day of corsetmaking tuition

We feel that our beginners corsetmaking class is suitable for people with basic sewing skills. However, if you are not a frequent seamstress or somehow involved in garment making, you might wish to book an additional day of corsetmaking tuition.
This class can be arranged at a time most convenient to you and runs for another 4 hours.
Cost: 70
Beginners Corsetmaking Group Class

Learn the basics of corsetmaking in a 2day class and bring a friend!

You will work from an easy to use paper pattern (which you keep) and learn how to adapt it to your size. You will learn about fabrics and tools needed for corsetmaking and all the steps to produce a traditional steel boned corset.

Advanced sewing skills are required! You are welcome to bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours in the studio.
The class will be taught on two consecutive days from 10.00 am to 3.30pm, maximum number of students is 2.

Cost: 250 per person
includes: pattern, coutil, eyelets, boning and busk for one corset
You need to supply: thread and any trims (lace, beads etc)
Refreshments are also included!

Please note:
whether or not you finish your corset in class depends on your personal skills and learning speed. We aim for you to leave class with enough knowledge to finish your corset at home without help.

To book your place: please email us to arrange dates, then submit payment via Paypal.

Not sure about your own skill level? Please take our SELF ASSESSMENT test here!





Beginners Corsetmaking 1-to-1 Class

The same as above but this will be a private class just for you!
The class will be taught on two consecutive days from 10.00 am to 3.30pm.

Cost: 280
includes: pattern, coutil, eyelets, boning and busk for one corset
You need to supply: thread and any trims (lace, beads etc)
Refreshments are also included!
Not sure about your own skill level? Please take our SELF ASSESSMENT test here!
NEW CLASS: Costume Clinic

Need help with an existing costume? Then this is the class for you! Odelia will help you to tweak that dress, show you how to do basic alterations, change a fastening, teach you rhinestoning techniques, guide you to choose the right look for your body shape, or whatever it is that you need help with! Perfect for blossoming showgirls!
Please email to discuss!

Cost: 20 per hour
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