How to do hems - basic alterations

thimble and tape measure


This new workshop is designed to give you the skills to undertake some everyday alterations.

In this workshop we'll cover four different types of hem:
• skirt/dress hems one straight and one curved
• trouser hems - ladies and gents
• hems on stretch fabrics

This is a practical, hands on workshop. You'll be guided through each stage with demonstrations and handouts to take home and refer back to.

Note: please check the course timings as these vary

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Step-by-step guidance backed up with handouts to refer to


Catherine Howie at The Sewing Room


Studio 7
The Fold

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


2½ hours (10:00am to 12:30pm)

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