Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear
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Summer School - Make Your Own Swimwear

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Take the plunge and create your very own swimwear.  Using the Coralie pattern by Tilly and the Buttons, you will cut your fabric and learn to make a stunning swimsuit or bikini.    

Sewing machines, tools and basic notions are all included.   You can choose to use Flying Bobbins range of swimwear fabrics, or bring your own fabric from your stash.  You will take home your beautiful swimming costume or bikini and a Tilly and the Buttons Coralie paper pattern.

Classes are held at my home studio in Cheam, Surrey.  Details and directions are provided with booking confirmation. 

The Project:

The Coralie Swimsuit or Bikini by Tilly and the Buttons runs from a size UK 6 - 34.  There is a choice of high or low scoop back. high or low waist bikini bottoms and optional frill detail.  Your swimwear will be lined in power mesh and can have optional bust cups for modesty and support.  This is a beautiful and well designed pattern created in collaboration with Evie La Luve.   

Skills Taught:

  • How to cut swimwear fabric.
  • How to sew swimwear fabric.
  • How to add bust cups.
  • How to apply swimwear binding.
  • How to use an overlocker.
  • How to use a coverstitch machine.

    Date: Monday 8th August

    Booking closes Monday 1st August.  You will need to select and wash your fabric prior to the day.  Detailed information on successful fabric selection will be sent out prior to the class.

    Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm (6 hours)

    Level: This is suitable for a competent sewist who wishes to explore new techniques.  You should ideally have some experience sewing with knits.

    Price:  £90

    Class Size: 4-6 

    Price Includes:

    • A full day of sewing (6 hours).
    • A Tilly and the Buttons Corlaie Paper Pattern.
    • All trims and threads needed.
    • Use of all machines and tools.
    • A light lunch, drinks, snacks and refreshments.
    • 10% off any fabric you purchase from Flying Bobbins for your swimwear.

    Your swimwear fabric is not included in the price of the class.  You will need approximately 1m of fabric, dependant on the size and style of swimwear you wish to make.  You will get 10% off of any fabric, lining or bust cups you purchase from Flying Bobbins for your project.

    Testimonials:

    "Liz is a fantastic teacher and so professional.  I have learnt so much and she always has time to explain things to me.  I would definitely recommend one of her sewing classes." Karen

    Minimum Class Size:

    The minimum class size for this course is 4 participants.  Should this number not be reached, the class will not be able to run.  Flying Bobbins will strive to find a solution, however, in some cases, classes may have to be cancelled due to low numbers.  You will be kept informed at all times and a full refund will be given for any cancelled courses.

    Cancellation Policy & Absence:

    Full payment for the class shall be taken at point of booking to secure your place.

    Should you wish to cancel, please let me know as soon as possible.  Cancellations made less than 3 weeks in advance will be charged at 50%.

    In the unlikely event that the class cannot go ahead due to teacher absence, alternative arrangements will be made and a range of dates will be offered to the class.  A refund for the missed class will be given where no suitable alternative can be arranged.

    Covid Policy:

    Classes will be run in line with current government guidelines regarding the control of Coronavirus.  Participants will be expected to follow guidelines at all times to ensure safety of the class.  Due to the shifting nature of the situation, detailed information on Covid policy compliance will be emailed out near to the start of the course.