Be comfortable. Be Confident. Be Yourself. Learn to make your own well fitting underwear with a domestic sewing machine or overlocker.
If it ever seems wholly impossible to find a bra or pants that fit well, then here's a chance to right this grievous wrong. This course is a step-by-step guide on how to make a comfortable set of undergarments, using your domestic sewing machine or overlocker.
In the safe hands of our expert, Hazel Lethaby, students will be introduced to the use of stretch fabrics and learn to use them to their maximum potential, creating undergarments that fit your curves as they should. Learn to personalise the The Watson Bra & Pants, adjusting the strap length, altering the bridge and fitting the cups to your own unique shape.
And if you're shy, don't worry: We've now got a changing room at The Stitchery, where you'll be able to do your fitting in private.
Please note that this course is a Growing Beginner course, which means that you must have at least a basic level of garment construction experience, having made at least one garment. If you've got a couple of projects under your belt, that will probably stand you in good stead. If you've never made an item of clothing before, but wish to take this course, you may consider first having some private tuition or taking a Making Clothes for Beginners course.
(Also, note there will be no class on October 31st, Halloween)
Some undergarments made by our students!
If the price tag for the course is a little too much for one gulp, we're happy to accept more bitesize payments. We offer a payment plan for this course of 3 x £75 instalments. Your first payment is paid now; your second on commencement of the course; and your third mid-way through the course. If you wish to pay in this way, please pick the 'pay by instalments' option when booking below. Please note that your first payment of £75 includes a non-refundable £50 deposit. Please familiarise yourself with our Terms & Conditions before making your booking.
When you come to book your place on this course, you'll be asked to provide us with your waist, hip and bust measurements in inches, plus your bra cup size. If you're not in a place to give these right now, or you need help, you will be given the option to email them at a later date. If you're not sure how to take these measurements, check out our blog post on this subject.
Booking Your Place
To book your place on this course, you can use our online booking system below. You can pay a deposit or, if you prefer, pay the full course amount. Please familiarise yourself with our Terms & Conditions before making your booking.
You can pay by PayPal or any major debit/credit card. NOTE: You do not need a PayPal account to make a booking. Simply click on the link which says "pay with a debit or credit card". It looks like this.
If you have any questions please have a look at our FAQs page. We also recommend reading the relevant page on our Student Resource Page, where you can find useful insights on the course structure and what supplies you'll need to bring to class (Note: If you don't see your course info up yet, don't panic, we'll have it up with enough time to get your supplies together before the course starts).
If you don't find your answer in either of these places, then please feel free to contact us.