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[SkillsFuture] Upcycle your Denim & Alteration Basics Workshop

$320.00 SGD

Total of 7 hours

IN COLLABORATION WITH PEOPLE'S ASSOCIATION - Skillsfuture Credit Claimable Course conducted by Fashion Makerspace

This jam-packed course full of different techniques will have you equipped with simple alterations skills that you can use for your garments, as well as creating a variety of features to modify them. Then you will learn how to create a zipper pouch out of your denim jeans!

Alteration techniques include how to taper and take in your side seams, extending and reducing lengths on your garments and how to create a variety of hems. Create a variety of features to modify and make your pieces more wearable, like adding drawstrings, gathers, straps, elastics, and leave with samples to remind yourself of all these techniques!

29th SEP, WED 10am - 6pm $320/$330 Apply



Alteration Techniques

  • French seaming for adding extension/lengthening
  • Measuring and blind-stitch hemming for trousers by machine and by hand
  • Tapering/shaping for fit

Upcycling Techniques

  • Installing a zipper and constructing a pouch
  • Decorative hand-stitching
  • Distressing denim techniques
  • Inserting grommets
  • Adding drawstring and elastic hems
  • Adding gathers/ ruffles

Please bring along your denim jeans for upcycling (non-stretch denim is preferred). All sample fabrics, sewing tools and machines are provided.