This course can no longer be booked.

Available Online

Sewing Life Skills

Beginner level, alteration and repair course.

  • Ended
  • 203.40 Canadian dollars
  • Online Session

Service Description

* 4 classes (2 hrs each) * $180 + HST * 8 hours total * Level 1 Sometimes your clothes just need a quick fix. If you're tired of having to send them to someone else, join us for Sewing Life Skills and learn how to rock the most common sewing repairs and alterations. Skills taught: - how to use a sewing machine - hand-sewing techniques - how to sew on a button and create a thread shank - mending holes in seams - repairing or altering an existing hemline - adjusting fit (taking in, letting out, shortening, lengthening) ...and more! NOTE: Supplies not included. Here's a list of the items you will need: - sewing machine - iron and ironing board - basic sewing kit - any notions required for your chosen alterations/repairs If you would like to pick up supplies at our studio, just email to place your order! We carry: - a large selection of notions (thread, chalk, pins, zippers, interfacing, hook and eyes, rulers, pressing tools, and so much more) - commercial patterns (Vogue, Butterick, McCall's, and Burda) - sewing kits Here's a list of the items in our sewing kit ($42 + HST): - a spool of thread (100% polyester, all purpose thread) - pins - pin cushion - scissors - flexible measuring tape - sewing gauge - seam ripper - tailor's chalk - tracing wheel - tracing/transfer paper - hand-sewing needles


CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY ​ ALL COURSE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Please make sure that you are certain of your availability prior to registering/processing payment. If your schedule changes and you provide 5 days notice or more, only then can we offer you a credit to be used towards a future course or workshop. If we need to cancel a class for any reason, your class fee will be fully refunded in this case only. ​ ​ ATTENDANCE POLICY ​ It is your responsibility to attend your classes and arrive on time. If you need to miss a class, please notify your instructor as soon as you can. If there's another suitable class available for you to join, you're welcome to attend one make-up class. If a suitable make-up option is not available, you can schedule a private or semi-private lesson at your convenience. Please see our Private Lessons page for details. ​ NOTE: All make-ups and private lessons are subject to availability/not guaranteed and must take place in the same week as the missed class. ​ ONLINE PURCHASES ​ While we appreciate class registration and interest, there may be times that we will need to cancel, correct, or decline class purchases, and we reserve the right to do so at any time. An opportunity for a full refund will be provided in this case.