About Nim Burgin

Creating bespoke gorgeousness.

About Nim Burgin

I have been making unique, one-off clothing for myself and clients for 25 years now, and corsets for the last 10 years. I always get a thrill from seeing a client fall in love with their finished custom- made piece.

My styles range from vintage & burlesque, to delicately detailed cosplay & historical costume, with many layers of fabulousness in between.

With a range of couture skills in a variety of materials and fabrics including latex and leather, I can create that special one-off piece for you, or full outfits with accessories appropriate to the design. If you are unsure if your idea is possible just ask via the Contact Form and I’ll be happy to discuss it with you.

To view some of the work I have previously made, please check out my galleries where you will get an idea of the variety of work which can be commissioned.

Treat yourself to bespoke

When it comes to creating your one-of-a-kind piece, I will discuss your requirements in detail with image references and provide you with a quote. Once a 50% deposit has been paid and measurements obtained, I will start creating your bespoke piece. If you have a tight deadline please mention this when using the contact form.

Each commission is personally hand-made in my studio just outside of Manchester City Centre, and I welcome clients to visit and have their measurements taken.


wedding rings
Beautiful bespoke pieces for your perfect day. Sleek and elegant to flirty and fun - or both! Reflect your personality with your own completely unique wedding dress.
Precisely planned out pieces to create your favourite fictional character down to the last detail. Whether you need a full outfit making or just a part of it to complete the look.
Create the perfect curves comfortably! Either as under or outer- wear, I can help you have the silhouette of your dreams. My corsets will fit you perfectly and can be as refined or as outrageous as you like.
Enjoy the luxury of a perfect fit and design by ordering a custom- made dress. Each made individually just for you after a full consultation on fit, fabric, design and detail.
I have years of experience of theatre costume at Manchester's Royal Exchange Costume Hire department, so I can provide you with countless possibilities and ideas for costumes. Even if you only have a theme in mind, I am happy to discuss ideas and possibilities for your stand-out outfit.
sewing machine
I also run workshops and one-to-one classes in my Manchester studio. Whether you want to get to grips with the basics of sewing, or develop your existing skills, visit my Facebook page or contact me for more details.


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