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Art of Alteration

4.5(2 reviews)
Learn how to alter a garment, step by step.
Canning Town
In-person
from £45 pp
2hrs
Intermediate
Next available date:5th March 2024
What happens in 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.

The class is 2 hours long though this can be added to, time wise…

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Things to remember
  • Please make sure you wear a mask. I can not accept you inside otherwise.
  • Hand sanitising stations are in place.
  • All equipment is provided and cleaned between uses.
  • Only 1 person can attend a class per day.
  • Distancing is in place within the studio space.
  • Bring yourself and an enthusiasm…
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Latest Reviews
4.5(2 reviews)
Toyin Oseni - 12 November 2023
I am an absolute beginner and in my first class already learned quite a lot. Looking forward to picking up more skills and tips of the trade.
Lydia Obaye - 23 October 2023
Great session, we went over taking in jeans on one side together and I was able to complete the other side on my own that evening (albeit much slower). Would definitely book again if I need more help 😊
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Age Requirement

12
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Sharing Skills Stories

From sewing for the first time, cutting a pattern to making a garment from scratch. All that you require is ready for you to learn within a pleasant environment and with a patient tutor. Claire has 10+ years of design, making and retail experience since leaving Brighton University. Pick the class you would like to work within and speak with us about your abilities. You are welcome to bring along cloth you have at home; it is better to use cloth rather than to store it and miss out on the time spent wearing it. Otherwise we…

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Class Location
Arebyte Studios
Canning Town
Harmony Building Unit 16
21 City Island Way, London City Island
E14 0QE
London

Reviews

Toyin Oseni - 12 November 2023
I am an absolute beginner and in my first class already learned quite a lot. Looking forward to picking up more skills and tips of the trade.
Lydia Obaye - 23 October 2023
Great session, we went over taking in jeans on one side together and I was able to complete the other side on my own that evening (albeit much slower). Would definitely book again if I need more help 😊