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Available Online

Sewing Life Skills

Beginner level, alteration and repair course.

  • Starts Apr 8
  • 226 Canadian dollars
  • Online Session

Available spots

Service Description

* 4 classes (2 hrs each) * $200 + 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 (see below for a list of items) - scrap fabric for practicing new techniques - any notions required for your chosen alterations/repairs Sewing kit: - a spool of thread (we love 100% polyester, all purpose thread) - pins - pin cushion (or container) - fabric scissors - flexible measuring tape - sewing gauge - seam ripper - tailor's chalk - hand-sewing needles

Upcoming Sessions


CANCELLATION/NO REFUND POLICY ​ ALL COURSE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERRABLE (i.e. your course fee can only be used for the particular course and time frame that you register for). Please make sure that you are certain of your availability and comfortable with this policy prior to registering/processing payment. NOTE: If The Sewing Junction needs 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. NOTE: All make-ups are subject to availability/not guaranteed and must take place in the same week as the missed class. NOTE: Attendance of the first class is mandatory for every course. For our "Learn To Sew" course, the first two classes are mandatory. ​ 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.

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