What you will do
5 hour workshop
In this brilliant brilliant workshop you will be taken through the basics of clothing alteration techniques, including:
- Sewing on buttons and other fastenings
- Hemming jeans, skirts and dresses
- How to fit garments to your shape by adjusting waistbands etc
- Learning how to shape garments to become something that you want to wear again
- Creating something new from a pre-loved garment through a range of great up-cycling ideas and techniques to breathe new life into your wardrobe
You'll need to bring along one or two articles of clothing you'd like to alter and we'll work through them together.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, Saturday Sewing Session
Arianna Cadwallader, workshop seamstress from Channel 4's 'This Old Thing: Vintage Clothes Show' and author of 'Sewing your perfect capsule wardrobe' is the creator of Saturday Sewing Session. Arianna has been sewing since she was small and has a degree in historical costume construction and a history of working in film and fashion before starting the school which works alongside her profession as a seamstress and milliner.
The school started on a Saturday, above a pub, but quickly grew into a larger space and opened up sessions on the weekends and weeknights. Saturday Sewing Session offers beginners and intermediate sewing classes in alterations, dressmaking, pattern cutting and a range of other inspiring classes.
All teachers at SSS are trained experts in their field who share the same passion with sewing, design, pattern cutting, tailoring and construction.
All sessions are taught in a working studio with a maximum of 6 clients at any one time so lots of individual attention.
Aside from a couple of articles to work on in the latter half of the afternoon everythig else is provided.Please bring a bite to eat form lunch.Tea and cake is provided
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.