Fix Your Op Shop Finds
Come along to this fun three-hour workshop to revive your wardrobe and fix your op shop finds!
Learn basic hand and machine techniques with which you can make simple repairs and alterations to your garments such as:
– taking/up, letting down and fixing hems on pants and skirts.
– taking side seams or waistbands in and out.
– closing or patching rips and holes
– sewing on buttons and other fasteners so they stay on
– refashioning clothes you own to give them a new lease of life!
or, if you already have some sewing experience, tackle some trickier fixes or more advanced wardrobe refashioning with the expert advice and support of your teacher.
If you like the sound of this workshop you might also be interested in attending our Social Hand Sewing sessions at Maker’s Window community space on the 1st Friday of every month.
Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced sewists who fancy a relaxing afternoon of mending and alteration with like minded people.
We will provide: All sewing equipment including sewing machines, threads, irons, scissors, pins and needles you will need to fix your op shop finds.
Bring along: Your own garments for alteration and mending. Your own sewing machine if you prefer it to ours. Your sewing kit if you have one.
Where: At our bright, airy and spacious sewing school: Level 1, 9/131 Hyde St, Footscray.
Getting here: We are located in the Hyde Business Park close to Yarraville Gardens. 6 minutes walk (550 metres) from Seddon Station or 10 mins walk from Footscray Station straight up Hyde St. There is street parking in Hyde St and customer parking behind the complex in Cowper St. NB. There is no visitor parking inside the business park but you can drive in to drop off/pick up things and people if necessary. See Contact Page for a map
NB Our workshops are NON REFUNDABLE and NON TRANSFERABLE.
Please familiarise yourself with all our Refund and Cancellation Policies before booking. By booking this workshop you are agreeing to these policies.
Feel free to contact us with any questions.
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