class set

Intimate Apparel & Lingerie 5-Class Set

$159.99

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W0910E

Description

Team up with Alison Smith and Beverly Johnson as you learn to sew intimate apparel and lingerie! Begin with a lesson on patterns, fabrics, and notions before learning in-depth methods to sewing beautiful and comfortable barrettes. From smooth shape wear to perfectly-fit panties, you’re guaranteed to feel skilled, sexy, and confident!

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Sewing Lingerie: Essential Techniques (2h 32m)
Learn how to sew lingerie alongside Alison Smith, the U.K.’s premier sewing instructor. Start class with a lesson on what patterns, fabrics and notions are best suited for lingerie. Next, discover how to stabilize, cut out and seam a variety of lightweight, slippery fabrics. Enhance the beauty of your work as Alison covers a variety of techniques for incorporating lovely lace into your lingerie. Then, find out how to apply elastic waistbands to your lingerie — without stretching out bias-cut fabrics. After Alison makes lingerie waistbands a cinch, you’ll learn to create lacy shoulder straps, adjustable bra straps and silky rouleau straps. You’ll also see how to hem lingerie fabrics with confidence and complete your projects with gorgeous finishing touches.

Important Pattern Information

The sewing pattern on which this class is based — Vogue 8888 — is not included with your purchase and may be out of print — check with online retailers. This class is rich in essential sewing techniques, so if the pattern is out of print, we encourage you to look for an alternative pattern with similar style details. You might also be able to find the original pattern through a private reseller.

Lingerie Essentials: Bralettes (2h 15m)
Sew your own trendy bralette with customizable details.

School of Sewing founder Alison Smith shares in-depth methods to help you sew a beautiful, sexy and comfortable bralette. Using the included downloadable pattern, learn how to draft variations including a racerback/halter-neck style in a project that any confident beginner can make with ease. Complete your custom ensemble with gorgeous briefs to match, and easy suspenders (garter belt) that will fit you perfectly. With Alison’s step-by-step guidance, you’ll dig deeper into creating your own lingerie and sew up a beautiful intimate set that you can wear with confidence.

Lingerie Essentials: Boyshort Panty Styles (2h 25m)
Create a custom wardrobe of trendy boyshort panties.

With just a bit of fabric, lace, elastic and your sewing machine, you can make an entire wardrobe of comfy boyshort-style panties. Join our Fairy Bra-Mother, Beverly Johnson, as she helps you draft a base pattern to create a variety of flattering boyshorts plus variations, including a cute-and-comfy boyshort-brief combo. Work with sporty stretch fabrics and delicate stretch laces while mastering professional details such as gussets, custom leg lengths and more. With Beverly’s expert guidance, you’ll be able to sew adorable boyshort panties that you can wear with confidence.

Sewing Shapewear: Smooth Silhouettes (2h 08m)
Create an entire wardrobe of shapewear from one versatile pattern! Join intimate apparel sewer Beverly Johnson, aka your Fairy Bra-Mother, and gain the skills to sew a variety of popular shapewear styles for a sleek, smooth appearance under any garment.

Sewing Panties: Construction & Fit (2h 01m)
Finally, panties that fit and flatter! Follow along as “Fairy Bra-Mother” Beverly Johnson shows you how to properly draft and sew a custom panty to flatter any body size and shape. As a bonus, you’ll learn to make your personal-wear even more personal with lace embellishments that celebrate your style.

Your Instructors

Alison Smith

Alison Smith is the United Kingdom’s premier teacher of dressmaking, tailoring and corsetry. She is the first person to receive the award of Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to sewing and corsetry! Alison runs the School of Sewing and is the author of the best-seller “The Sewing Book,” with more than 300,000 copies sold worldwide, as well as “Dressmaking Step by Step.” Alison participates in many sewing shows and writes regularly for sewing magazines.

Beverly Johnson

After years of sewing her own dance costumes and swimwear, Beverly Johnson began teaching bra making in 1995. She has shared her immense knowledge of techniques for sewing bras, swimwear and intimate apparel ever since. Beverly is the owner of Bra-Makers Supply, which carries specialty patterns, fabric and findings. Her books include “Make and Fit Swimwear” and two volumes of “The Bra-Maker’s Manual,” which have become textbooks in some fashion schools.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 5 PDFs containing  62 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase


Lingerie Essentials: Bralettes - Class Materials

Bonus materials available after purchase


Lingerie Essentials: Boyshort Panty Styles - Class Materials

Bonus materials available after purchase


Sewing Shapewear: Smooth Silhouettes - Supplies and Pattern

Bonus materials available after purchase


Sewing Panties: Construction and Fit - Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase

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