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Beginner's Fix-it-Yourself Course: Hand Stitch

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Learn how to fix all your favorite outfits !
$15 Tax included

Contains:

  • How to (Properly) Sew a Two or Four-Hole Button
  • How to (Properly) Sew a Shank Button
  • How to Sew a Hook and Eye Clasp
  • How to Fix a Tear
  • How to Fix a Hole
  • How to Fix a Cut Seam
  • How to Cover a Hole with a Thermobonding Patch
  • How to Stitch a Blind Hem

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Description

This course series for beginners will show your the basics of hand stitch mending. Gaia & Dubos reveals techniques employed by professionals while giving clear and simple instructions. By learning to mend your clothes, you will develop your autonomy, reduce your ecological footprint and save on seamstress expenses!

Instructor: Léonie Daignault-Leclerc

Leonie Daignault-Leclerc is the designer and founder of Gaia & Dubos, a Canadian sustainable fashion brand based in Quebec. In her clothing and accessory repair courses, she reveals sewing techniques used by professionals while vulgarizing information with clear explanations and visuals.

She began her fashion creator career at the age of 12, designing made-to-measure garments for herself and her customers. Leonie Daignault-Leclerc has a College Diploma in Fashion Design, a Bachelor in Fashion Merchandising and a Master of Arts in Fashion, where she specialized in sustainable fashion. Internships in Paris, Madrid and Toronto helped her forge her identity as an entrepreneur and designer, and shape her approach towards the fashion indu...

Your Courseplan
Episode 1 - How to (Properly) Sew a Two or Four-Hole Button
05:07
In this first episode, learn how to sew a two or four-hole button, super easy and useful !
Epidose 2 - How to (Properly) Sew a Shank Button
03:27
In this episode, learn how to proprerly sew a shank button and discover the little secrets of your sewing teacher !
Episode 3 - How to Sew a Hook and Eye Clasp
05:23
Learn one other sewing tip : how to sew a hook and eye clasp
Episode 4 - How to Fix a Tear
03:00
This episode may be useful to sew little details on your skirts or dresses : tears are always needed for a perfect result !
Episode 5 - How to Fix a Hole
03:07
Now learn some tips to fix a hole in your clothes, watch our sewing expert and learn how to efficiently manage this task
Episode 6 - How to Fix a Cut Seam
02:59
Discover now how to fix a cut seam, it could be useful for all the sewers in case of emergency
Episode 7 - How to Cover a Hole with a Thermobonding Patch
05:27
You have a hole in your clothes ? Find now how to fix it thanks to a thermobonding patch
Episode 8 - How to Sew a Blind Hem
04:33
Discover our last magic hack : how to sew a blind hem ! A really nice tip to remember
Material
Highlights
  • How to (Properly) Sew a Two or Four-Hole Button
  • How to (Properly) Sew a Shank Button
  • How to Sew a Hook and Eye Clasp
  • How to Fix a Tear
  • How to Fix a Hole
  • How to Fix a Cut Seam
  • How to Cover a Hole with a Thermobonding Patch
  • How to Stitch a Blind Hem
You Need
  • Hand stitching needles
  • Sharpened fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Threads of the colours of the garments you wish to repair (recommended: standard tex-27 polyester thread)
  • The button(s) you wish to sew back
  • Hook and eye clap(s)
  • Thermobonding patch
  • No sewing machine required
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