Basics of Sewing, Mending, and Alterations(Winter)

10:00am - 1:00pm
January 27, 2023 - March 10, 2023
Instructor: Suzanne Schmidt

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In this 7 week class you will review basic hand sewing and garment construction (and deconstruction) techniques through a combination of lecture, demonstrations, hands-on activities. By the end of this class students will learn basic hand sewing techniques for mending, alterations and garment customization. These skills will help you extend the life of your favorite garments, alter them to fit better, or customize/repurpose items according to your own design.


Materials List (Required for each student):

  • Sewing shears (or new, sharp scissors)
  • Your own garments
  • Fabric

Provided materials:

  • Embroidery needles
  • Zippers
  • Thread
  • Thimbles
  • Measuring tape