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Art of Alteration

Learn how to alter and the best ways to alter a garment, step by step.
2 Students
£40 pp
2 hour
About this class

Hello and welcome. My name is Claire and I own Couchman Bespoke an ethical tailoring company based in London, UK.

You have an item of clothing that fits badly, is not the style you want or has a non-repairable rip. We all have such items that were nice loved or that were brought but never worn, this is my sustainable answer to such an issue. I will show you how to alter this with a step-by-step guide of what to do and when.

I would recommend that you have another person around to help with the fitting…

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What you will learn
  • How to look at a garment with tailor eyes
  • The process of fitting a garment
  • The process of unpicking a garment
What you will need
  • Cloth scissors
  • Unpicker
  • Pins

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Your Teacher

Clothing shouldn't cost the earth which is why Couchman Bespoke is dedicated to reduce the environmental and human impact from the clothing industry. By creating zero waste through pattern cutting, natural dyeing and sourcing the most sustainable cloth and haberdashery we aim to have very little negative impact against the planet and local people. Resulting in luxury British tailoring that is stylish and ethically made. Claire has 10+ years of design, making and retail experience since leaving Brighton University.

From sewing for the first time, cutting a pattern to making a garment from scratch. All that you require is…

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