This is a great skill to get more mileage out of clothes. From hems, tucking and easing – we cover some basic principals needed to alter your clothes for a better fit. Scheduled classes are listed at the bottom of the page
Skill level – Beginner + / Intermediate
What we will cover in the session
We aim to cover the following in the session – if time is against us we may not cover everything but please let us know if there is anything of interest we have not discussed.
Understand where to start and where to adapt the garment
Marking to alter the garment
Unpicking – what’s necessary and what’s not!
Pinning to create a better fit
Putting things back together
Professional looking finish
Adding glamour, personality and value to your garments
What you need to bring with you
Two to three garments. We may not have time to do all but we can discuss them.
Threads to match the garments
For embellishing the garments, choose odd trims/fabrics/buttons/ribbons that match or contrast.