Couture Techniques

Saturday 14 March / 10.45am – 4.30pm

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Back by popular demand! Led by Zandra Rhode’s dress maker Jolanta Cerniauskiene, this workshop will give you the know-how and confidence to work with high end fabrics such as chiffon and silk satin. Using a sewing machine, you will learn a range of techniques including French seam, pin hem, satin stitch, button loops, pockets, machine rolled hem with fishline, boning and much more! You will come away with your own samples for each technique. This workshop is open to anyone who knows how to use a sewing machine.

Price: £70 includes materials and exhibition entry
If you have any questions about this activity please complete our enquiry form

How to Book
Numbers are limited for this workshop, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Please be aware you will receive a payment confirmation from Paypal immediately following a payment transaction, and you will receive a booking confirmation from the Museum containing further details up to 24 hours after payment has been received.
Phone: 020 7407 8664 (booking line open Tues – Sat, 11am–5pm)
Pay online (+£1 non-refundable booking fee)

What our students say
“Great course and great communication from FTM team. Thank you”.
“Excellent day, lots of information. Excellent tuition. Lovely environment, group size, help and guidance offered, beautiful fabrics”.
“Wonderful working with silk satin and chiffon”
“Good knowledgeable teacher…it was excellent, I’ve learned a lot”.
“I am so pleased with what I have learned. Very good day”
“Highly informative & excellent teaching”
“An interesting course which was full of little tricks. I would recommend it”
“A fabulous day. Picked up lots of hints and tricks to take back and use in school. It was lovely to sit and just ‘play’ with the techniques and really build confidence working with the tricky fabrics - not afraid of them anymore”
“Very good day, extremely beneficial”

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