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Alterations Workshop In Classroom - Narrowing & Hemming Pants and Skirts

Do you have piles of pants and skirts sitting around that need alterations but aren’t sure where to begin?

Starting Monthly in May, Teri will be leading a demo style Alterations Workshop, helping sewist learn different techniques and tricks to making alterations quick and easy.

In the month of June we'll be working on narrowing skirts and pant legs as well as the best hemming techniques for pants and skirts.
  • Teri will 1st demonstrate how to determine which alteration method to use and why.
  • You will be sewing each demo step on the garment you are altering.
  • Teri will assist each person with their questions and individual alterations needs as they sew.

During COVID Teri will be teaching both on Zoom and in the classroom for those who are fully vaccinated. When classes can be held in person it will move to the classroom and the number of participants will move up to 10 people and we will open the Workshop to working on any project in your alterations pile.

Class supply instructions will be mailed out 2 - 3 weeks before class and Zoom login information a few days before class. These communications will be sent out via our newsletter system. Please don't delete them or you will not have the information needed for the class.

Please review our class policies before registering:

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
This Alterations Workshop is for all levels but you must already know how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and have have a knowledge of clothing construction.
Instructor Name:
Teri Lloyd
Instructor Bio:
Freelance Costume Stitcher, Alterations, Custom Dressmaking, Cosplay Costumes, General Sewing, Embroidery, Virtual Sewing Tutor, Sewing Instruction and Sewing Consultant.

Teri has been sewing 40+ years creating beautiful clothing per clients' desires, working as a sample maker/pattern tester for Dos De Tejas Patterns in Texas as well as doing alterations for dry-cleaners, Talbots and various Boutiques throughout Pennsylvania. In 1996 Teri sewed the clothes featured in the New Home Fashion Show with Dos De Tejas Patterns in Nashville, TN. Along the way she also did pattern testing for The Creative Machine Newsletter in 1997.

After moving back to Wisconsin in 2010 Teri changed things up a bit and added sewing costumes for Theatre and Entertainment. She has worked in Costume Shops in NYC and FL on products of 2019 Madonna Madame X Tour, Hamilton The Broadway Musical, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, Disney On Ice, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Marvel Universe Live, Sesame Street Live, Disney Live, 2015 Madonna Rebel Heart World Tour, 2015 Madonna Music Living For love Video, Nuclear Cowboyz/Cowgirlz and over 31 productions at The Fireside Theatre.

Her greatest desire is to share her love and vast knowledge of sewing with all sewists who desire to increase their sewing expertise.

When not working at The Electric Needle you can find Teri at, and on Facebook and Instagram @terisuniquestitching.

Alterations Workshop In Classroom - Narrowing & Hemming Pants and Skirts

$ 35.00

Temporary Store Hours:
Monday - Friday 10am -5pm
Saturday 10am-2pm

 call 608-422-5449 text 608 831 3770

4281 West Beltline Hwy
       Madison, WI 53711