We all have things in our wardrobe that don’t fit or just don’t work on you anymore. This course shows you how to give your pre-loved garments a new lease of life to turning them into modern wearable pieces.
To start with participants will learn how to do simple alterations like hemming a garment or sewing on a button properly.
Next you will be shown how to refit a garment and replace a zip. As you grow in confidence we will tackle more experimental tasks and try completely changing and upcycling a garment to create something more suitable for your
The object of the course will be to have a few more garments in your wardrobe that you love and the skills to continue making changes to your clothes and transform or upcycle your older wardrobe items.
Garments for fitting & alterations
Old clothes that you like something about e.g. fabric
Measuring tape (Hickeys)
Box of pins (dressmaking)
Material scissors (Hickeys)
Variety of threads
Tailors chalk (Hickeys)
Needles (hand and machine assorted)
Wed 17th January 2018 and Wednesday 24th January 2018, between 6pm and 8pm.
31st of January 2018
25th of April 2018