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Tailoring and Alterations for Beginners Online Course

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Tailoring and Alterations for Beginners Online Course

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About the Experience

A special event outfit suddenly isn't so special thanks to too-long-pant-legs, a baggy waist or an unfortunate tear. Rather than step out in a sub-par suit or not-quite-perfect dress - learn how to fix wardrobe malfunctions yourself thanks to today's course offer. Over five comprehensive modules, you'll learn how to avoid DIY disasters and ill-fitting fiascos in the future. Interested in sustainable fashion? This course will also help you give new life to old clothes, tailor vintage pieces or op shop finds and more to create a whole new wardrobe!

What's Included

Course Modules

Module 1: Getting Started
  • 1.1. Meet your instructor: Carale Bowe, tailoring instructor and YouTuber
  • 1.2. Finding the right type of machine for you
  • 1.3. Setting up your sewing station
  • 1.4. Getting to know and setting up your sewing machine
  • 1.5. Practicing stitches
Module 2: You’re A Tailor, Harry!
  • 2.1. All the basic tailoring terminology you need to talk like a real tailor!
  • 2.2. Essential sewing machine settings
  • 2.3. Stitch tension explained for beginners
  • 2.4. Beginner Sewing Project 1: Pinning and sewing a perfectly straight stitch
  • 2.5. Beginner Sewing Project 2: How to sew a zigzag stitch
Module 3: Transforming Tops
  • 3.1. Slimming a T-shirt for a great look
  • 3.2. Shortening T-shirt sleeves: easy shortcuts
  • 3.3. Shortening a T-shirt so it fits you!
  • 3.4. Slimming a dress shirt for both women and men
  • 3.5. Nailing dress shirt darts every time
Module 4: Better Bottoms
  • 4.1. How to taper dress pants the easy way
  • 4.2. How to taper jeans exactly how you like them
  • 4.3. Hem Method for Jeans 1: The original method
  • 4.4. Hem Method for Jeans 2: The new method
  • 4.5. Taking in the waist of jeans and bringing them to life
Module 5: Essential Dress Alterations
  • 5.1. Dress Alterations 1: Waists
  • 5.2. Dress Alterations 2: Hemming
  • 5.3. Dress Alterations 3: Darts
  • 5.4. Altered sweaters - simply
  • 5.5. Kids’ clothing - how to work small and succeed
  • 5.6. Go forth and alter! Thank you and good bye

International Open Academy

Offering online short courses in almost every topic you can think of - from special needs to makeup artistry, pet training, car maintenance and more - International Open Academy is your go-to hub to expand your knowledge. Whether you're learning more about a hobby or interest, or interested in starting a new career path, International Open Academy is the place to learn all about it!

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The Fine Print

Deal Valid Until

24 Nov 2021


Valid for a Tailoring and Alterations for Beginners online course. Valid for one person

Conditions of the Deal

This course is not accredited in Australia, and any certificate issued by the provider may not be officially recognised in Australia. The RRP was converted from USD to AUD using the exchange rate from RBA on 16 November 2020. This rate may fluctuate. Maximum of one voucher redeemable at a time. Vouchers for this offer are limited and subject to availability. Not valid with any other offer. Full terms and conditions are located on the terms and conditions page of our website

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Tailoring and Alterations for Beginners Online Course

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