Repair Workshop

Our Repair Workshops 

Want to love your most-worn items for longer? You can learn to repair your clothes with our free beginners’ classes in store or scroll to discover our handy how-to video series.

We’ll equip you with all the basics you need to know to make your items last longer, from adding buttons and replacing zips to simple hand sewing techniques. Become a Restyle Icon!

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Helpful How-to Videos

How to thread a needle

The best place to start is at the beginning, a lot of people find threading a needle tricky – watch two easy methods/hacks.  Mastered this? Watch the rest of the sewing series!

Tacking and running stitch

These versatile stitches will help you love your clothes for longer and escape any simple sewing dilemmas. Simple stitches that you can be creative with - a must know for everyone.

Back stitch

Need to fix your fav piece of clothing? The Back stitch looks and acts like a sewing machine stitch so you can use it to keep fabrics in place. It doesn’t have to be perfect and it’ll make your clothes wearable again.

Slip stitch

Learn about this nifty little stitch that can help hide away a seam when bringing fabrics together like in the lining of a jacket.

Sew through buttons

Had a button come loose? Don’t throw it back in the wardrobe, attaching a button isn’t tricky and with a little know-how can be done in no time!

Shank and covered buttons

This is a fun one.  Want to add buttons to thick fabrics like coats or heavy knitwear, the shank button is for you. This covered button method has the wow factor and is oh so simple!

Lapped zip

If your zip is completely broken and need replacing then watch this guide to add a new one by hand.  Top tip – check out our stiches series first to know the basics!

Invisible zip

Zip completely broken on your fave skirt or top, an invisible zip shouldn’t be a scary task - Watch our other sewing videos to learn the basic stitches needed to complete this clever trick.

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Pockets into Dresses

If you ever wished that your dress could have pockets, this video is for you! Watch to learn how simple sewing techniques can transform the clothes you already love!

Knitwear - Invisible Repair

Want to give your knits a new lease of life? This video will show you how to repair a hole so that it can hardly be seen, allowing you to love it for longer.

Knitwear - Visible Repair

Time to get creative with your mending! This video will show you how to repair that pesky hole in your knitwear through a visible mending technique.

Hem Repair – Invisible Stitches

This easy hack will show you how to discreetly repair the hems on your more formal fits!

Hem Repair – Visible Stitches

Hems come down? Not to worry-this simple video will show you how to get those hems up and back in action!