Push back against world of disposable fashion to make your own unique sustainable clothes.
Take your basic sewing machine skills and learn how to transform items from your wardrobe and op-shops into new garments, giving them a second life. Work with upcycled and reclaimed fabrics for bright new colours and patterns you won’t find in any fabric store. You’ll learn how to design and plan a garment, and correctly measure yourself for sizing. Apply fundamental sewing techniques, including hem finishes, inserting pockets and zippers, gathering, darts and biased binding. Look at different fabric types available and what forms of sewing they are best suited to. This course will have you well on the way to altering, repairing and producing beautiful garments for yourself and your family.