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This class is a 3 day course for people with sewing experience who want to start making corsets.

You will learn how to create your own perfectly fitted underbust corset, using a ready to wear pattern. After completing the class you will have a beautiful and well fitting underbust corset as well as a customised corset pattern to take home with you.

The lessons include taking measurements, adjusting patterns, getting familiar with, choosing and handling corset materials, making and fitting a mock-up and learning all corsetmaking techniques to create your own designs in the future.

Small class sizes, a professionally equipped friendly studio environment and personal tuition by Barbara Pesendorfer will make this a fun and informative experience for anyone who wants to explore the fascinating world of corsetry.



the course costs include

All materials you will need to create a single layer underbust corset

A booklet with instructions, a list of suppliers for corsetry materials and a list of book recommendations for further reading

Access to all machines and tools you will need to make a corset

Tea, coffee and snacks to enjoy at the breaks

Class Duration: 
3 days; from 9am - 6pm daily, 
including 1 hour lunch break

Studio in Vienna to be announced

Class Size:  3 - 5 students

Price:  575 Euro

This class will be scheduled on demand.

Please email me to get on the waiting list. Once enough people have signed up, I will schedule this class in English language.

Solid sewing skills: You should have sewn at least several garments and be comfortable with working on a sewing machine and handling fabrics.

Experience with wearing and/or making corsets is not necessary.


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