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Sustainable Sewing School: Summer Edition

Time: 10:00am -
Wed, Aug 21st, 2024 at 3:00pm
Location: Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage More dates available

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A unique opportunity for children age 8-18 yrs old to participate in upcycling workshop and explore the world of sustainable fashion

This two-day course, led by professional upcycling designers Abigail Schaefer from Mukta_un_done in collaboration with Lizzy Evans from Make at 140, aims to foster creativity, environmental consciousness, and hands-on skills.

Sustainable and slow fashion has become one of the most significant movements in the quest for a greener and more earth-friendly manufacturing industry. Upcycling, in particular, stands out as an effective way to create new garments using surplus textiles that have already undergone the manufacturing process. By reusing these materials, designers can produce new looks with minimal environmental impact.

During the Sustainable Sewing School, students will have the opportunity to unleash their imagination and express themselves through the process of designing and creating unique one-of-a-kind garments.

The workshops will cover various sewing techniques and will take participants through the steps required to create a mini collection from old garments, fabrics, and other textiles.

The workshops will commence with mood boarding and exploring different shapes, which will then be developed through draping and basic pattern cutting. As the participants gain a solid foundation in the design process, they will learn sewing techniques tailored to their abilities for garment construction.

We strongly believe that the Sustainable Sewing School will provide invaluable skills, foster creativity, and instil a sense of environmental responsibility in your child. It is an excellent opportunity for them to engage in a hands-on learning experience and contribute to a greener future.

Workshop Details:

Dates & Timings:

  • 20th August (Tuesday) & 21st August (Wednesday), 10am - 3.00pm

Costs: £85.13 per person (including booking fees; all materials are provided)

Age: 8 to 18 years old

Limited spaces are available, so we encourage early registration to avoid disappointment.

Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@makeat140.co.uk. We are more than happy to assist you.

Let's inspire our children to be creative, environmentally conscious, and equipped with practical skills.

Join us for the Sustainable Sewing School and be a part of the movement towards a greener fashion industry!