Clothing Alterations Class - June 23rd and 30th - Weekend

Fabric Crush

During these workshops, students will learn how to repair, resize, alter, and update clothing.

By the end of these workshops, students will have the ability to demonstrate knowledge of the different types of stitches, seams, hems, sewing machine attachments, types of common fabrics, and apply taking-up, taking-in, letting-out, shortening, lengthening techniques and replacing zippers, including pinning, marking, writing down measurements, and preparing garments for alterations. Through a series of practical sessions, students gain the hands-on training and instruction necessary to make alterations to their own clothes, for family, friends, and potential clients.

Instructor - Lucy

Skill level — basic sewing skills required

When — Sunday June 23rd and 30th , 10 am - 4 pm 

Where - 3290 Shea Rd Richmond, Ontario

Supplies (students save 10% on fabric purchase)

About Instructor - Ludmila (Lucy) Popova - Fashion Entrepreneur/ Tailor/Teacher
Certified by Professional Lyceum of Fashion, Tomsk, Russia in Clothing Design and Tailoring. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Education from University V. Kuibyshev, Tomsk, Russia, and she is an instructor and mentor for students in the textile industry, teaching basic to advance sewing classes in Ottawa, ON
Lucy is also an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of wide ranging experience in designing, producing, altering clothing apparel and finishing through her company Sewlux (
Lucy great passion has been to develop and teach students trough her The Green Needle Program. She uses a dynamic, hands-on style to impact enthusiasm and inspiration for those waiting to gain the necessary hands-on experience and knowledge to develop their own unique styles, and turn fashion’s leftovers into timeless, salable creations. Lucy is an advocate for green fashion and the difference it can make in helping to sustain our planet!

Instructor will be in contact closer to date.

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