Upcycling and Altering Workshop

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  • Regular price £45.00

Would you like to learn how to breathe new life into your clothes? Learn how to alter, reshape and transform your clothes into something that you want to wear! 


What You will learn:

How to mark, unpick and pin alterations

How to take in and let out

How to shorten and let down hems

How to alter sleeves and shoulders

How to use darts, pleats, gathering and elastic to reshape and get garments to fit

How to add or replace zips and buttons 


What you will need to bring

Sewing machine (we have limited sewing machines, if you need to use one please let us know during booking) 

General sewing kit (must include an unpicker!)

At least 3 items of clothing to alter/customise (you can bring more if you wish!)

Thread that matches the clothes you are planning to alter

Any trims, buttons, elastic, zips, extra fabric etc that you would like to use



Next stage beginner – you must be able to use a sewing machine 



10 am – 3.30 pm 


Course Leader:

Vanessa Borrell