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Alterations School

Course Description

Would you like to be able to alter and upcycle your clothes? Or want to learn how to reshape them so they fit well? Then this course is for you! On this course you will learn techniques to build up the basic skills you need to alter your clothes, revamp your wardrobe and save money!

Do you have a garment that you absolutely love and fits you perfectly? During this course you can learn how to make a pattern from your favourite item of clothing - meaning you can create the garment at home again and again. Or is there an unworn dress still stuck in your wardrobe? The one that you wish was something else - a top, or maybe even a skirt, but previously thought it wasn’t possible? Well I have a secret I would like to share with you…it is possible and I can show you how. Become confident at adapting clothes into something new and improved - whether it is changing dresses into skirts or tops into bags. Once I have shown you the know-how, there will be no stopping you. Customise or adapt one of your favourite garments with my range of fabulous fabrics. You may even start your own fashion trend

Level - Beginners/Intermediate. This course is for women and children, I can teach children as young as eight. (If you are a beginner then you will need to take the Back to Basics workshop, unless you have experience using a sewing machine)

Session Quantity - 6

Duration of each session - 2 hours

PRICE: £150

What you will learn

This will depend of what you will like to learn and the garments you bring to alter or recreate.

How to mark, unpick and pin alterations into place

How to create different types of hemsHow to take in or let out garments including adjusting waistbands.

How to take up and let down hems

How to fix gaping necklines and reduce big shoulders

How to sew on buttons and other types of fastenings

How to hem jeans How to insert elastic and stop it from twisting

How to transform and reshape garments using different upcycling techniques

Customise or adapt one of your favourite garments and much more!


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Please do not book your place too close to the date you wish to start.  I will need at least three days notice to ensure I have sent you your confirmation email with my address and prepared everything you will need for your class. There is no maximum time to book but the minimum is three days before the class start date.

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How do you book?

As my classes are very small and I save each place especially for each individual, I'm unable to reschedule classes so please make sure you are available for the date/times you book. I also don't offer refunds so again, please make sure you are able to attend the classes you have booked. If the government issues another lockdown then I will put my client's classes on hold and we will resume them when I reopen, so you won't lose them.

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