ADVANCED COURSE IN TAILORING HAUTE COUTURE TECHNIQUES

In an interest to promote excellence and greater technical knowledge in the professional fashion sector, the Museum presents the first edition of the advanced course in the specific methods used by workers at the Balenciaga Maison’s tailoring ateliers.

The training – running for five days – will include demonstrations of his sewing and pressing techniques. Furthermore, to ensure that the participants achieve practical skills in these techniques, they will produce a jacket corresponding to a suit jacket made at Maison Balenciaga in Paris. Specifically, a model in blue and white wool double-breasted twill with “quadrillé” motifs from February 1966 belonging to the Museum´s collection, and which is a good example of Cristóbal Balenciaga’s rigorous technical mastery. Special attention will be paid to adapting the pattern to the fabric motif while maintaining the harmony of the grid. Half of the jacket will be made as an experimental framework.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Javier Martín

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

Dates and duration: From July 4 to 8, 2022. Total dedication of 35 hours.

Times: 10:00 to 14:00 and 15:00 to 18:00. Total dedication: 35 hours.

Intended for: Those holding qualifications in Fashion Design, Pattern Design and/or Dressmaking, fashion professionals, and all those interested in gaining deeper knowledge of haute couture tailoring techniques. Especially recommended for people who have previously completed the initiation or/and the intermediate course in Haute Couture Tailoring Techniques organised by the Museum.

Requirements: Those interested in participating must be able to prove that they have prior knowledge of haute couture techniques and that they are capable of cutting,
basting and sewing a garment.

Registration: Registration will be open from the date on which the course is announced until June 2 (inclusive, at 14:00), and those wishing to participate must
complete the online registration form. Candidates are required to submit a curriculum vitae specifying their training and experience in the world of fashion, as well as a motivation letter stating why the candidate wishes to participate in the activity and their connection to its content. Applications which are incomplete or received after the given deadline will not be accepted.

Number of participants: The maximum number of participants will be 16 people. The participants will be selected based on the required documentation and place allocations will be communicated from June 6.

Language: The course will be given in Spanish.

Price: 445 euros.

PLACES LIMITED. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

In the event of failing to meet the minimum number of participants, all interested parties will be informed of the activity cancellation and any registration fees paid will be refunded. A certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the activity.

 

Contact:
T. 943 004 777
@. info@fbalenciaga.com

 

Collaborators:
KUTXA KULTUR MODA
ALFA HOGAR

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