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Make Do & Mend Award Level 1

This course short course will teach you how to update and upcycle an old fashion item into something new to wear.

Learn to alter and repair clothes, fit zips, fix rips, take in and let out clothes and re-attach buttons.

Learn invaluable skills for maintaining your wardrobe, such as taking in skirts, trousers and dresses, taking up trousers and skirts and mending clothes. Bring in your own items to alter and repair or make sample pieces for practice.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Fashion & Retail
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
Matthew Boulton College
Next Start Date
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are needed.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed throughout the course.


You can continue onto other short courses.