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Thu 09 May

Fashion & Textile Social with Minski & Goraka + Make@140

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage More dates available

This event is linked to:

Fashion & Textile Social at Ocean Studios by RAMP (Real Art Make Print)

Join us for a vibrant and creative evening at Ocean Studios, where RAMP collaborates with Minski , Goraka and Make@140 to bring you the ultimate Fashion & Textile Social!

About Minski:
Minski, an independent UK-based slow fashion collective, is on a mission to create sustainable and funky clothing using a variety of handcrafting techniques. Inspired by festival, bohemian, and streetwear styles, Minski encourages a sense of fun and playfulness in fashion. Nina Westwood, the artist and fashion designer behind Minski, started the brand in 2019, advocating for upcycling, sustainable slow-fashion, and expressing individuality.

About Goraka:
Goraka, a Plymouth-based brand by Ash Franceschi, focuses on repairing, mending textiles, clothing alterations, and upcycling. With a background as a fine artist turned self-taught seamstress, Ashspecializes in reusing scrap materials and zero-waste making. Goraka is dedicated to building lasting relationships with our clothes to combat textile waste.

About Make@140

Make@140, based in Ocean Studios at Royal William Yard, fabric shope offerning an aboundant selection on textiles and sewing accesories. It is also a premier destination for makers, artisans and creatives wanting to gain or expand their sewing skills and knowledge. Make@140 hands-on workshops foster a supportive environment where ideas flourish and fashion dreams take shape.

Event Highlights:

  • Bring your own fashion, textile, or sewing projects and receive assistance from Nina (Minski), Ash (Goraka) and Lizzy (Make@140). We encourage you to bring your own sewing machines, but there are some available to rent for a small fee. Let us know ahead if you require one.
  • Engage in discussions and network with like-minded individuals who share a passion for fashion, textiles, and sewing.
  • Explore the creative process of upcycling and mending while enjoying the company of fellow enthusiasts.

Event Details:

  • Date: Every second Thursday of the month
  • Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
  • Location: Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard

What to Expect:

  • Interactive sessions with Nina, Ash and Lizzy.
  • Networking opportunities with fellow creators
  • Showcasing of unique, sustainable fashion pieces
  • Tips and advice on upcycling and mending projects
  • Occasionally featuring special guest speakers or workshops (may have a small charge)

Mostly FREE, with occasional charges for special features.

Who Should Attend:
Fashion, textile, and sewing enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are welcome!

Join us for an evening of creativity, inspiration, and collaboration as we celebrate the art of slow fashion, sustainable practices, and the joy of expressing individual style. Let's stitch together a community passionate about making a positive impact on fashion and textiles!

Future events

  • Thu 13 Jun

    Fashion & Textile Social with Minski & Goraka + Make@140

    Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage