Private Make Your Own Bodice Lessons with Bouchra
9 ratings

Private Make Your Own Bodice Lessons with Bouchra

by Bouchra Lakehal

1,425 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Private Make Your Own Bodice Lessons with Bouchra

1,425 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Bouchra Lakehal
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Flexible Dates
Abu Dhabi - Al Zahiyah
Beginner & Intermediate
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 45 days upon booking
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The bodice is a foundation for creating blouses and dresses, it's the upper-body of the outfit and is simple to create. You can even customize your own bodice based on the design you'd like to achieve, by adjusting the sleeves and neckline.

This DIY bodice-making class (5 sessions x 1.5 hours) is perfect for ladies interested in creating fashionable and chic custom-made apparel that suits their style preferences. In this private class, you will know how to take the needed measurements, create and cut patterns, and finally do specific sewing and design techniques to create a basic bodice.

Key learnings per session:

  • Session 1: How to take measurements by placing a ribbon

  • Session 2: How to make a basic bodice with darts

  • Session 3: How to make a basic bodice without darts

  • Session 4: Bodice enlargement ( for dress & blouse)

  • Session 5: How to make grades (sizes)

About the instructor: Bouchra Lakehal is a fashion designer for ready-made garments, abaya, and contemporary Moroccan Caftan. She has a technical diploma as a technician fashion designer from the Institute of Applied Technology of Readymade Garments in Morocco, which bases its courses on that of the French Higher Institute of Fashion (ESMOD).

Skill Level:

Beginner & Intermediate


  • Students can bring their own sewing kit or purchase from the instructor for an additional fee of AED 250. Kit contains a 60-cm ruler, scissors, pencil & eraser; measurement tape; french curve ruler, 1 tracing wheel, and tracing paper
  • The instructor will advise you on the type & length of fabrics to use and where to buy them
  • You can bring your own sewing machine or use the instructor's machine during the class

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 45 days upon booking


Female only

Age Requirements:

16 and older

Additional Info:

  • Pre-requisite: Students must have basic sewing machine skills


At Instructor's Home Studio:
Al Aryam Tower, Block C, Flat #2910
Al Mina Road
Al Zahiyah
Abu Dhabi

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Each session takes 1 hour 30 minutes

After booking this class you will be contacted by the instructor to set your schedule as per your availability.

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9 ratings

Thalia Zygomala
Fri, 10 Sep 2021, 5:27PM
"Very skilled, friendly, but most importantly patient instructor."
Fatima Ali
Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 9:26AM
Hanaa Ahmed
Tue, 29 Oct 2019, 10:21AM
"Great classes and wonderful instructor. 100% recommend"
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