Workshops

Learn How to Use a Sewing Machine

Learn How to Use a Sewing Machine

Friday 1st October 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm In this workshop you will be choosing a machine, learn how to set it up, learn about stitch selection, adjusting length and width, tension, adjustments for different fabrics and troubleshooting. This workshop will help you...

Learn Basic Garment Alterations

Learn Basic Garment Alterations

Friday 8th October 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Save money, extend the life of your wardrobe, personalize your clothes and improve the fit of ready to wear garments. This workshop teaches repairing and replacing zips, turning hems, and basic fitting – darts and side seams....

Shirt Upcycling

Shirt Upcycling

Sunday 10th October 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Bring a new lease of life to a traditional shirt! Off the shoulder, a paper bag skirt, tie front, button back.... what will your transformation be? We will look at the construction and details of a shirt and how they can be...

Invisible Mending

Invisible Mending

Thursday 14th October 2021 - 10:30am to 12:30pm Learn a range of tips and tricks to mend a variety of fabric and types of mend, to make your clothes look good as new again! No previous skills needed Book Here

Learn How to Make Produce Bags (The Town Pantry)

Learn How to Make Produce Bags (The Town Pantry)

Wednesday 20th October 2021 - Arrive from 9:30am for a 10:00am start. Make a set of produce bags, ideal for fresh fruit and vegetables , for packing or washing delicates , or as an unusual gift and so much more. You won't need any previous sewing skills and all...

Bleach Printing

Bleach Printing

Wednesday 20th 0ctober 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm A fun and creative way to upcycle! We will use stencils, sprays, paint brushes and stamps to bleach print designs. The technique is ideal for decorating cotton garments, like t-shirts, tracksuits, denim, and pure cotton...

Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance

Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance

Saturday 23rd October 2021 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm Learn how to take care of your machine. Save money and frustration when your machine isn’t performing correctly. Learn to properly clean, oil and troubleshoot your machine, and make necessary adjustments. You can bring...

Learn How to Sew New Items Using Old Denim

Learn How to Sew New Items Using Old Denim

Thursday 28th October 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm A fun workshop looking at a variety of ways to upcycle one of the most versatile materials. A structure-free workshop with a huge range of resources available. Try new techniques, let loose with the scissors or sew a new...

Sock Monsters!  (adult free with a child)

Sock Monsters! (adult free with a child)

Sunday 31st October 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm Join us for some spooky fun! Channel your inner Dr Frankenstein and create a monster from unloved odd socks! Will yours be dark and scary, or bright and funny? Either way, these cuddly monsters are bound to be a big hit...