Sustainable Sewing - Altering & Customising Clothes (BBO Participants Only)

Ref: C2347073

This course will explore more than one way of altering or customising a garment to give you a choice of what suits you. You will also have the opportunity to learn hand and machine stitches you can use to customise or update your clothes. This is a course that can be attended by any level crafters or any person with interest in improving their clothes sustainably.

Course aim

Providing ideas for altering and customising clothes with the view to adopt sustainable ways of sewing or wearing clothes.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a running stitch to customise a garment.
  • Name 3 hand embroidery stitches .
  • Identify 2 trimmings to use for customising.
  • Hem a garment professionally.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You can bring items of clothing you may want to alter or customise.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Sustainable Sewing - Altering & Customising Clothes (BBO Participants Only)

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Visa Credit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Debit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Electron payments supported by RBS WorldPay Mastercard payments supported by RBS WorldPay Maestro payments supported by RBS WorldPay JCB payments supported by RBS WorldPay Solo payments supported by RBS WorldPay
RBS WorldPay Payments Processing