5 Day Course – 1st – 5th August
Mid-ninenteenth century corsets survive in fewer numbers than any other Victorian ones. This course will concentrate on the shape, cut, materials and construction of the shape of corset worn during the crinoline era.Each student will draft a pattern and make a full-scale toile together with a sampler of the sewing techniques.Ninenteenth century corsets from the Hopkins collection will be available for close examination.
Tutor – Luca Costigliolo
£490 / £ 325 concessions – 8 places