A photo of a sewing machine with some gingham fabricThis 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.


Aly Warner

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