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Coat School: the welt, lapel & vent of perfect coat-making. intermediate.

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28-32 wood st

Liverpool

L1 4NR

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Learn how to make a perfect coat: learn all the techniques then make your own one off coat using your skills.

Over 3 hours a week for 5 weeks your experienced, kind (& hilarious) Expert Tutor, Paula, will guide you through all the specialist techniques in the coat making process , You will make practice samples including welt pocket, lapel and vent, in a coat weight sample fabric (provided) and then construct a full toile (sample) using our classic shirt block (pattern).
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...You will then design your own bespoke version of the coat, altering length, collar style or fit to suit your ideas and personal style, by adapting the pattern to fit yourself . You will then make it up in your own choice of fabric with expert guidance from Paula.
This course is 3 hours a week for 5 weeks every Thursday evening from 6-9pm.

the classess are upbeat, patient and encouraging.
The studio has a city centre location with nearby parking, and is a fully equipped modern sewing studio.


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This coat can be adapted for man or lady styles
This course is ideal if you want to design a bespoke coat, update sewing skills, replicate a loved coat, or manufacture coats for industry.
Domestic or industrial machines are available.
Please note that due to variable speeds of work and ability you may not finish all elements during class time and are encouraged to continue independantly or extra support can be arranged
Total for 5 weeks -£150. Includes sample fabric & all equipment.

**Intermediate level: you should be able to machine sew with some confidence **



LESSON 1 & 2
Demos & practice samples of all the techniques, focus on any problem areas and practice til perfect.
(Includes induction to machines and equipment)

LESSON 3 : cut and make toile of coat you will make up a prototype body of coat from the block

LESSON 4 & 5:
throughout the course you will be encouraged to design your your own bespoke coat - looking at fashion preferences, personal fit and individual requirements and how the block can be adapted to suit you.
Paula will help you draft & adapt the pattern to fit yourself, and advise on fabrics.

further lessons can be arranged to support you in making your own version if required.


Please message any questions or queries we will be very happy to help.


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28-32 wood st

Liverpool

L1 4NR

United Kingdom

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