Clothing Alteration – Make Do & Mends

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Make Do & Mend an old favourite into something new!

Start Date Sat 16 May 2020
Days 1
Time10:00 - 16:00
CampusAireville Campus
Fee£49 *

During this one day course, you will learn how to update and upcycle an old fashion item into something new to wear. Using basic dress-making skills, you will be shown how to design and create a new item from old clothing. Utilising old clothes and existing fabric, you will learn planning techniques, as well as cutting skills and how to adjust hems. Be money-saving savvy with learning new skills and repurposing an old favourite into a new one!

Basic sewing skills and how to use a sewing machine are essential. This course is suitable for improvers.  You may wish to bring your own sewing resources to the course (i.e. your own shears etc).

  • Enough old items of clothing together with scraps of fabric to make something new. You may wish to bring in your own old clothes or purchase second-hand items from a charity shop
  • Colour co-ordinated thread for this project
  • Please remember to bring a packed lunch with you and a travel cup (with a lid) for tea/coffee. Tea and coffee supplies will be provided on the day.
Course Fee

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