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Velvet Jones

Costume Repair

Course Fees And How To Book.

Welcome to our costume repair and maintenance course!

Costumes can go through a lot of wear and tear, especially if they're used frequently or for performances. Learning how to repair and maintain your costumes can save you money and ensure they last longer.

In this one-day course, we will delve into both hand-sewing and machine-sewing techniques, as well as provide tips for keeping your costumes in excellent condition.

Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to brush up on your skills, this course will teach you the basics of hand and machine sewing to restore and repair your cherished garments.


Topics Covered:


Introduction to Hand Sewing:

Knot tying, basic stitches, button sewing, hemming and more.

Sewing Tools and Materials:

Understand essential tools like scissors and thimbles.

Patching and Reinforcing:

Techniques for repairing holes and reinforcing seams.

Stain Removal:

Tips for tackling different types of stains.

Costume Care:

Proper storage and maintenance strategies.

Advanced Repair Techniques:

Adjusting clothing size, repairing embellishments, sewing beads, fringing and more.

By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge and skills to confidently repair and maintain your costumes, saving you money and extending the life of your favourite pieces.

So let's get started and keep your costumes looking their best!

Course Fee: £150

Time: 11am - 4pm


Choose ONE of the following dates:

Saturday 6th July 2024

Saturday 13th July 2024

Saturday 20th July 2024

Saturday 27th July 2024

Location:  The class will be held in my beautiful North Wembley studio.



You can pay in full or pay with a payment plan option.

Please note the course is non refundable.

To book fill out the form below and indicate in the message box what date and how you would like to pay.

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