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Course Details Pre Accredited

Course Details Pre Accredited

Garment and Pattern Alterations

This is an advanced level sewing course which assumes working skills in using lockstitch and overlocker sewing machines. An understanding of garment construction and tracing / cutting out patterns is required.

Course Information:

This course could be considered following successful completion of the advanced “All Sewn Up” course (or possibly the Intermediate “Next Stitch course” - discuss with the teacher). By the end of the course:
  • Learners will have an understanding of how to work with different fabrics.
  • Learners will be able to make adjustments to existing garments e.g. zips, hems, buttons, seams
  • Learners will be able to recycle existing garments to make new items.
  • Learns will have some idea how to alter existing patterns to cater for different body types.
  • Learners will develop oracy skills to talk about the textile industry and familiarity with fabrics and processes currently in the textile industry
  • Learners will  continue to develop their skills in using sewing machines and overlockers
The class is 3 hours a week for 10 weeks.

Classes are normally scheduled according to school terms and thus there are generally four intakes per year. If you don't see any classes listed below please click on the enquire button and we will contact you to discuss your enrolment options.

All classes are delivered at venues throughout Wyndham. Note: if a class is listed as online you will need to ensure you have access to a reliable desktop computer/laptop and wifi/internet. The fees listed below constitute a services and amenities fee which is non-refundable. When enrolling through the online system payment must be made with a credit/debit card.

We recommend the use of a computer/laptop/tablet and not a smart phone when enrolling.

Click here to download our online enrolment step-by-step guide to help you complete your enrolment.

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Upcoming Short Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost  
Garment and Pattern Alterations 4 October - 6 December 2021 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm Wyndham Park Community Centre 10 $30.00




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    20 Synnot Street, Werribee
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    4 Synnot Street Extension
    Werribee VIC 3030
    Melways map 205 K8


    106 Duncans Road
    Werribee VIC 3030
    Melways map 206 B9



    Wyndham Community & Education Centre Inc. (Wyndham CEC) offers quality community programs and education opportunities to the local community.

    Founded over 40 years ago, Wyndham CEC is one of Victoria’s largest Adult & Community Education providers and a leader in supporting people and communities to make positive changes for their future.