Course overview

This beginner-friendly course empowers you with practical clothing repair techniques. Learn to mend rips, replace buttons, and breathe new life into old favourites. Go beyond basic fixes – explore garment alteration and upcycling, transforming unwanted pieces into stylish finds. Embrace sustainability by reducing textile waste and fostering a love for pre-loved clothing. Develop valuable life skills, build confidence in your creativity, and connect with a supportive community of fellow fashion enthusiasts. No prior sewing experience required – join us and embark on your sustainable fashion journey!

Course description

Transform your wardrobe and empower yourself with sustainable fashion skills!

This engaging 6-week hands-on course delves into the world of clothing repair, alteration, and upcycling. Learn practical techniques to mend rips, replace buttons, and give your beloved garments a new lease on life.

Go beyond basic fixes and unlock your creative potential with garment alteration. Discover how to adjust clothing for a perfect fit or completely transform pre-loved pieces into something entirely new through upcycling. By extending the lifespan of your clothes, you'll not only save money but also contribute to a more sustainable fashion future.

This course is designed for all skill levels, no prior sewing experience is necessary! You'll benefit from the guidance of an experienced instructor in a supportive and collaborative environment. Develop valuable life skills, build confidence in your creativity, and connect with a like-minded community who share your passion for sustainable fashion.

Ready to breathe new life into your wardrobe and empower yourself as a sustainable fashionista? Enrol today!

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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