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Sewing with Tina

One Stitch at a Time. Part 3

Alterations and Repair

No fear sewing course

This is the course to teach you on alterations and repair of your clothes. It is for people who already have some experience in sewing, at least, they can thread the machine and make a pillow case. Also, for all my students who was at the Step 1 course.

This 4 week course will go further:

- how to make your clothes fit,

- how to take in, add space, hem and decorate,

- how to fix minor issues, add darts and pockets.


Week 1, March 12

Fixing broken zipper

How to change a zipper in a jacket, how to fix zippers without getting a new one.


Week 2, March 19

Pants alterations.

How to hem jeans or dress pants, take in, add length or width, adjusting the waistband.


Week 3, March  26

Tops alteration.

How to take in blouses, shirts, t-shirts, how to add darts, adjusting length, adding deatils.


Week 4, April 2

Skirts and dresses alterations.

How to adjust skirt: make it shorter, longer, wider or more narrow. Adding pockets.


From 2 pm to 4 pm on Sundays March 12, 19, 26 and April 2.

Some experience needed, suitable for ages 12+

The price for 4 classes is $158, one class - $40,

must be paid in advance to book your spot. Spots are limited.

Payment via e-transfer to

Refunds up to 3 days before the first class


3143 Mountain Road, Moncton, New Brunswick


You will need to bring your sewing machine with a manual (if possible), an extension cord (2-3 m long), and your sewing box (scissors, threads, needles, measuring tape, fabric marker, or chalk). Other tools and materials we will discuss during the first class.

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