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How to get the best costume for book week
How to get the best costume for book week
22nd Aug 2019
Melissa at Alter It Hampton has just made this delightful costume of The Gruffalo’s Child for book week. The theme of this year’s book week is Re...

 

Another leather jacket saved
Another leather jacket saved
8th Aug 2019
Excellent two step repair by Ernest at our Fountain Gate store - first, the side of the torn pocket was fixed; and then, the large tear under the pock...

 

How to turn a skirt into a dress
How to turn a skirt into a dress
16th Apr 2019
Yes – you read that correctly!  Dipika at Alter It Richmond has transformed this maxi skirt into a summery dress by carefully unpicking the seams...

 

Sewing hack - how to sew beaded fabric
Sewing hack - how to sew beaded fabric
4th Apr 2019
Who would have thought that a gentle hammering can help to flatten heavily beaded fabric to make it easier to sew? Keep reading to see the elegant dr...

 

Creative way to add sparkle to your wardrobe
Creative way to add sparkle to your wardrobe
28th Mar 2019
The team at Alter It Fountain Gate recently enjoyed helping their customer to add some sparkle to her wardrobe. A layer of sequin fabric was sewn ont...

 

Vintage wedding dress transformation
Vintage wedding dress transformation
21st Mar 2019
Another gorgeous wedding dress alteration by Alter It St Kilda. Kere transformed Joh’s mother’s vintage wedding dress into a stunning dress for J...

 

Alter it is based in Melbourne, so of course there is a special place in our hearts for the Melbourne sewing scene.

Here we will keep you updated on what is happening  locally in the craft / sewing scene, as well as some of the events, businesses, labels, manufacturers and markets that contribute to Melbourne's craft-loving culture.

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