Learn to replace broken zips and add decorative appliques to cover problem areas.
Alter the fit, shorten or lengthen garments.
Take a pattern from your favourite garment to recreate at home.
What you will achieve
By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of how to fit, fix and customise garments.
Tackling more advanced alterations and garments.
Students are required to bring to every lesson their basic sewing kit of large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure, thread, as well as scraps of fabric for samples and either pencils or tailors chalk. Students are also encouraged to invest in a tracing wheel and should bring either tracing paper, brown paper or pattern paper.
How to Enrol
For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.
Since graduating with a 1st Class honours degree in Costume, Rosie Carne has worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a successful bespoke bridal business. Her varied work has taught her valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.