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Get the Skills to Become a Sewing & Alterations Professional

Sewing and Alterations course at GLOW College.
This course is perfect for individuals who want to take their first steps into the world of sewing and alterations

8-Week Sewing & Alterations Beginner Sewing Certificate Course

Embark on a transformative sewing journey with our Sewing and Alterations Certificate course. Designed for beginners, this program combines self-paced online theory lessons with eight instructor-led practical classes, available in-person or virtually. No prerequisites are needed; all you require is a passion for creating and customizing garments.

This Certificate Course is available in person at the Brampton, Waterloo and Toronto Campus or can be taken virtually online. These learning methods have been designed to help you balance work and family life while in pursuit of your fashion career goals.

The best way to see if GLOW College is the right fit for you is to come and tour the school. You can tour our facilities and meet with students and instructors. Schedule a tour now or Get more info.

Is a Career in Sewing & Alterations Right for You? Take the GLOW College “Sewing & Alterations Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Sewing & Alterations Career Training Readiness Score Now >>

Course Overview:
Discover the fundamentals of beginner-level hand stitching and machine sewing. Additionally, learn standard alterations and tailoring techniques to enhance the fit of existing garments.

  • Introduction to Sewing Machines and Sergers
  • Introduction to Hand and Machine Stitching
  • Types of Seams
  • Zippered Pouch Construction
  • Tote Bag Construction
  • Introduction to Garment Alterations
  • Hemming Techniques
  • Darting and Zipper Installation


Length/ Schedule: 8 weeks Instructor-led virtual OR In-person classes.
(Sundays or weekdays – 8 three-hour classes, once a week)

Learning Method
Complete online theory lessons and quizzes at your own pace along with eight Instructor-led practical classes either In-Person or Virtual sessions.

A laptop, or smart device along with wifi is required for the online theories and quizzes of this course. Classroom supplies available for in-class use. Students are required to have a sewing machine, needles, fabric, thread and other essential sewing tools to complete assignments at home in-between weekly classes.


Online Self Paced Course = $1,400
Payment Plan Option: Enroll Now for $400 a month for 4 months

LendCare Financing

GLOW College offers a NEW 0% Financial Aid option through LendCare. LendCare offers an easy-to-use, online financing solution, with express credit decisions, accessible from anywhere you are, 24/7.

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To apply for Financial Aid through LendCare, please select your preferred campus from the list below. You will be directed to the application form for your chosen campus.

Click here for more information about GLOW College’s financial aid options.

Enrollment Terms:

Choose a pricing option that suits you and start learning today. Pay in full to save or choose the monthly payment option. Start In person classes upon final payment. Fees include Tuition and free Virtual Seat assignment. Digital Certificate will be issued upon completion of all lessons, assessments, and upon final payment (where applicable). Non-refundable once paid. This course is not subject to the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Is a Rewarding Career in Sewing & Alterations Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Sewing & Alterations and exploring whether GLOW College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 905-453-9456.