How to Hem Anything – Cat Candow

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 1B7
E3B 1B7
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If off the rack clothes are always too long, this workshop is fit for you. In this weekend workshop learn how to tailor the length of any garment with your sewing machine, while keeping the clothes looking like they were never altered! In this workshop, participants will learn different hemming techniques, and where and how to use them. In addition to trying them out and making samples that you can refer back to, participants are encouraged to bring one or two articles of their clothing to alter under instructor Cat’s supervision; where she can offer tips and tricks specific to your most common areas!

MATERIAL COST: $5.00 to be paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop.

Please Note: Participants are required to bring a sewing machine from home that is in good working order, as well as a small sewing kit. (Scissors, Pins)

Instructor – Cat Candow

Cat Candow, raised in Germany under her grandmothers sewing table, Cat took her first stitches around age 3, attempting to make pants for her Teddy. She learned to read and write at the same time she learned crochet and cross stitch, but with much more enthusiasm. She moved to Canada as an exchange student and stayed to complete her Diploma in Fashion Design from the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD). She spent 3 years in England, making theater costumes for a living. Since returning to Canada, Cat has spent the last decade doing all kinds of sewing alterations, mostly rescuing brides from ill-fitting dress disasters.


What do I need to bring to the course?

Please check the description above for material fee and additional items to bring. Material fee will need to be in cash to be paid to the instructor the day of the course.

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New Brunswick College of Craft and Design