Adult Beginner Alteration Workshops

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  • Adult Beginner Alteration Workshop - Hem + Button
    January 16, 2021
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Adult Beginner Alteration Workshop - Darts
    February 6, 2021
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Adult Beginner Alteration Workshop - Zippers
    March 20, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Looking to learn the sewing fundamentals? Our 2-hour Alteration Workshops will teach you useful techniques for sewing, finishing and repairing your garments.

Three Sewing Workshops offered this season.

Great for Teens and Adults, ages 16 and up. 

Some basic sewing machine experience is needed.  


*Please note, the goal of these classes is to demonstrate and practice alterations. Various garments ( jeans, trousers, blouses etc.)  and fabric swatches will be provided for each student to learn and practice on. You will leave the class with examples to allow you to alter your own garments.


Hem and Button Workshop: 1/16/21 – sew a casual hem using a sewing machine, sew a blind (unseen) hem, by hand and securely hand sew all types of buttons.

Alterations with Darts Workshop: 2/6/21 – how to alter and fit your garments, how to sew darts to take in your clothing.

Sewing with Zippers Workshop: 3/20/21- learn multiple ways to sew a zipper into your garment, Fly front, Lapped and Invisible.


All materials and supplies are included in each class.

Fee: $45 each workshop

Spots are limited!


This form must be completed and returned prior to your child attending class.




938 Genesee Street, Buffalo, New York, 14211