Create your own up-cycled ‘suitbag’
June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Create your own up-cycled ‘suitbag’ – £30 (£10 non-refundable deposit is required on booking, as places are limited)
Take an old suit, waistcoat, shirt, tie or other formalwear and learn how to transform it into a unique up-cycled bag. Designer Jack Roberts has been up-cycling unused and unwanted clothing into new fashion accessories since 2012 and in this workshop he will teach you the techniques he uses and the designs he has perfected. You will have the choice to make a small handbag, a tote bag, a medium satchel or a large hold-all.
We will have a selection of vintage clothes that you can work with on the day but if you have any old suits, shirts or ties that you would like to use bring them along.
For further information and images visit – www.fashionreworked.com
What you will learn –
You will learn how to deconstruct clothing, how to design and create basic patterns, how to transfer your patterns from paper to fabric. You will learn basic pattern cutting skills, garment construction techniques and have the opportunity to develop hand sewing and machine sewing skills.
You will design and finish at least one final piece by the end of the workshop.
What do you need to bring?
All equipment will be provided, we have a few sewing machines that you can use but if you have your own sewing machine please bring it along.
We limit each workshop to a maximum of 8 people to ensure individual attention and faster learning.
Suitable for beginners
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