Sewing Skills - Making Vintage Work for You (23/24)

Course Overview

Make your current wardrobe work better for you through adapting and reworking existing pieces to avoid buying 'new', learn simple techniques such as exploring style of darts and placement to refine fit, adjust silhouette, explore proportions, change fixing and fastening to suit your needs, as well as developing your own decorative techniques to celebrate the journey these garments have made through 'mending to be seen' processes.

Course Details

Course Type: Love2Learn
Campus: City Centre (Bath)
Duration: 1 day

Sewing Skills - Making Vintage Work for You (CC) (May) (Sat)

Code

L93SWV1/BDL1A2324

Duration

1 day

Days Running

Saturday

Dates

11/05/2024 - 11/05/2024

10:00 - 16:30

Price
Non-Funded

£49.00

Spaces

4


Frequently asked questions

Make your current wardrobe work better for you through adapting and reworking existing pieces to avoid buying 'new', learn simple techniques such as exploring style of darts and placement to refine fit, adjust silhouette, explore proportions, change fixing and fastening to suit your needs, as well as developing your own decorative techniques to celebrate the journey these garments have made through 'mending to be seen' processes.
Students will be working on individual projects within a fully supported and enthusiastic environment to guide you through the various skills covered. Make use of those vintage finds, charity shop classics and flea market gems and give them another life. Learning different sewing skills which can be applied to a range of garments to fit and rework vintage / second hand clothing to suit your needs, decorative processes and garment construction techniques, you will be taught and assessed through tutor demonstrations, one to one discussion, practical tasks and experimentation of processes
Suitable for Beginners and anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge.
Fastenings and thread for individual projects where your tutor will advise.
Vintage, pre loved or second hand clothing Note pad and pen