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Garment Repair & Restore – Hand Sewing Workshop
25th January 2020 @ 14:00 - 17:00£30
We teach you how to approach the most common repair problems and undertake basic alterations which you may often pay a fortune at the Dry Cleaners for. Hemming skirts and trousers, repairing rips and holes in fabric items, sewing on missing buttons correctly. Patching and darning. And some secret tips to help you deal with tricky Zips and fastenings.
What you learn:
4/5 basic hand sewing stitches for use in many repairs
Hand hemming, and adjustment lengths
Rips and holes how to’s
Sewing buttons and fastenings correctly
Worn elastic and Zip fix tips
What you make:
Bring something to show us/we will be practicing on plain fabrics to show you the techniques but will have Fix-it Round-up at the end of the session
Equipment and hand sewing materials
We won’t be using sewing machines in this session at all but we will be able guide you on some fixes that can be made on a machine.
Phone: 020 3137 9811