|Period Peer sewing workshops Tottenham, London, UK.
||[Dec. 31st, 2006|05:19 pm]
I'm a relative newby at making historical frocks (have done a kirtle from a pattern, a Burgundian gown from scratch, a couple of corsets, one waist cincher and one tudor, and am just starting on a Victorian Fantail skirt from a Truly Victorian Pattern.
I also manage a large community centre in Tottenham, which has a fully equipped sewing room. There are two or three industrial machines, loads of smaller machines, a cutting table etc.
I am planning to go down there for two or three hours, either Saturday afternoons or Sunday mornings to use the facilities for my own projects, and if anyone wishes to join me, I thought it would be fun to swap ideas, expertise, and chat while we were working.
If its only a couple of people it would be free, but if there were more than two or three of us I would have to hire the room and make a small charge. Probably about a fiver each per session?
My original idea would be to be quite inclusive of period costumers/ corset makers interested in any period, as lots of people do different periods, and also to include people making costumes for period themed LARPs, and to adopt quite a laid back approach to the kinds of projects people could bring, and kind of see what happens, and what people want to bring to it, rather than to bee too controlling and prescriptive at first.
Please drop a comment if you think this is a good idea, and express any preferences on times. I will have to work around existing hires, and my own commitments, so it might not be every weekend.
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