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Classes

 

We have a range of costuming classes to offer, both in person and as online courses!

Learn in the relaxed environment of our own studio, using professional equipment and tools, or join us from anywhere in the world to enjoy an online course in the comfort of your own home!

We are also able to tailor a private class just for you! With over 20 years of industry experience you can be sure to learn highly specialized skills!

Online Classes

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Online Course

Costume Development

A unique 6 week course format in which Odelia will help you develop a burlesque costume!

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Online Course

Beginners Corsetmaking 2

Learn the basics of classic corset making in a 3 week course!

Together we will create a classic Victorian style corset.

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Online Course

Regency Corsetmaking

Learn how to make a set of classic Regency style stays in a 1 day workshop!

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Online Course

Beginners Corsetmaking 1

Learn the basics of classic corset making in a 3 week course!

Together we will make a classic underbust corset.

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Online Course

18th c. Corsetmaking

Learn how to make a set of classic 18th century style stays in a 3 week course!

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Online 1:1 Session

Skype Session with Odelia

Need help with a costume? Styling advice? Then this 1 hour Skype session is for you!

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In Person Classes

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IN PERSON CLASS
Costume Development 6 weeks
 

A unique 6 week course format in which Odelia will help you develop a costume!

 

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IN PERSON CLASS
Beginners Corsetmaking 1-to-1 Class
 

Learn the basics of corset making in a private 2day class just for you!
You will work from an easy to use paper pattern 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.

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 a finished half and enough knowledge to finish the other half at home without help.

The class will be taught on two days from 10.00 am to 3.30pm

 

Cost: £399

The pattern used in this class is "Ladies Victorian Corset" by Laughing Moon Patterns. Please purchase your PDF copy of the pattern straight from the manufacturer.

Please buy your material kit here.


Please note this class is not for you if you are totally new to sewing, as advanced sewing skills are required!

IN PERSON CLASS
Beginners Corsetmaking for 2

Learn the basics of corset making in a 2day class and bring a friend!
You will work from an easy to use paper pattern 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.

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 a finished half and enough knowledge to finish the other half at home without help.


The class will be taught on two days from 10.00 am to 3.30pm, maximum number of students is 2.
Please contact me to discuss dates.


Cost: £748 for two people
 

The pattern used in this class is "Ladies Victorian Corset" by Laughing Moon Patterns. Please purchase your PDF copy of the pattern straight from the manufacturer.

Please buy your material kit here.


Please note this class is not for you if you are totally new to sewing, as advanced sewing skills are required!

IN PERSON CLASS
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 assignments at home, but you are welcome to use one of ours in the studio.

Class times are flexible between 10-5pm, please email to discuss! Evening classes available at additional cost.

Cost: £355
includes: cotton fabric for making toiles, pattern making paper, drinks

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

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IN PERSON 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 contact us to discuss! Also available on SKYPE!!
 

Cost: £45 per hour
 

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IN PERSON CLASS
Pasties & Nipple Tassels
 

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own nipple tassels? Odelia will show you how in a private 1-to-1 class!
In the comfort of Odelia's West London studio you will learn how to make basic pasties and tassels from scratch! You will learn all necessary techniques to create various shapes and styles of nipple covers!
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 hours.
Refreshments are included and you will leave with your own pair of pasties!

Please contact us to discuss!
 

Cost: £75
 

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