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Deliciously Simple Hand Alterations

Skill Level: No experience necessary
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: £40

Back to basics! Alteration tips and tricks with a good 'ole fashion needle and thread!

This session is a handy start to revamping and mending pieces in your wardrobe. Learn a range of essential hand alteration skills and up-cycling techniques in this short, 2 hours of sewing power, session.

We'll get you on the road to a self-sustaining wardrobe and ignite your creative flair while you learn:

  • Sewing on a button
  • Mending holes in knitwear and other fabrics
  • Patching techniques
  • Hemming shortening and lengthening dresses/trousers/skirts
  • Turning up trousers (capri style)
  • Mending holes in pockets
  • Changing elastic in waists, bags, etc
  • Changing fasteners
  • Unpicking
  • Up-cycling techniques

All equipment and materials are provided and no experience is necessary. This is a hand sewing session, so join us for a brew or a glass of sparkly, no knowledge required and it goes to show that you don't always need a sewing machine to mend garments back to loveliness!

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