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Alterations and repair classes launched by Falkirk Sewing Studio

Based on the demand for alterations and repairs classes we have launched our two-hour sewing classes held every Thursday that teach you how to make alterations & repairs to your garments. Come and join our 2-hour classes held every Thursday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm and learn invaluable alterations, repair, and upcycling techniques to build up the basic skills you need to alter your clothes, refresh your wardrobe and repair your clothes, which will save you a lot of money.

The classes will consist of practical demonstrations followed by time for you to practice the techniques and alter some of your clothes in the remaining time.

What you will learn

• How to mark, unpick and pin alterations into place

• How to insert elastic and stop it from twisting

• How to take in or let out garments including adjusting waistbands

• How to take up and let down hems

• How to fix gaping necklines and reduce big shoulders

• How to sew on buttons and other types of fastenings

• How to hem jeans

• How to create different types of hems both by hand and on the sewing machine

• How to transform and reshape garments using different upcycling techniques.

What to bring

Please bring a selection of clothes you would like to alter, especially items needing taking up or letting down, taking in or letting out, jeans etc… as well as a notebook and pen.

PLEASE NOTE- This course is suitable for those able to use a sewing machine and a perfect follow up to some of our Beginners classes.

Our Alterations and repairs classes are held every Thursday 6 pm - 8 pm at Falkirk Sewing Studio, MSU3, Callendar Square Shopping Centre, High Street,

Falkirk FK1 1UJ

Book Now:

If you have any specific queries, call 07518265553 or email

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