Custom Corsets and Corset Making Workshops

Corset Class Supply List

What to Bring to Class

  • Sewing Machine with regular and zipper presser feet.
  • Size 14 Jeans/Denim needles — bring extras
  • Thread – wind two machine bobbins (White, Black, or Natural – to match coutil)
  • Scissors, both paper and fabric
  • Measure tools – measure tape, seam guides, ruler
  • Pins, pin cushion
  • Hand sewing needles, thimble
  • Seam ripper
  • Paper, tape, pencils
  • Favorite basic sewing supplies


  • Machine: Please check and clean your machine ahead of time and be sure to pack the foot pedal and power cord.
  • Scissors: Good sharp scissors to cut heavy fabric, if you prefer a rotary cutter and mat, bring it along.
  • Pins: Sharp dressmaker pins, coutil is very difficult to pin. My favorites are glass head silk pins. Dritz, IBC, Collins
  • Extra Machine Foot: Blind hem foot (with the center guide) if you have one.
  • Optional: Small Wonder Clips