6th June Saturday
Upcycle and customise your clothes workshop
10 - 4pm
Tutor Jacqui Engel will guide and inspire you.
And here are a few ideas from Artisan's Pinterest page
|a few things you can do with old jumpers|
Please bring your sewing machine and a basic sewing kit including an unpicker.
We will have a few sewing machines available for those that do not own one.
It initially developed as a way of reducing waste, particularly within the construction industry, thus benefiting the environment. But in our current economic climate it has added value as a way to reduce expenditure – why spend money on something new when you can give something old a new lease of life??
This attitude is especially applicable to the area of clothing. We live in a society of disposable clothing. Every season sees the high-street peddling more new ‘fashions’. And the consumer has to buy to keep the cycle going. This puts last years fashions in the charity shops. And we all have more clothes than we can wear.
|up grading a jumper with some pretty fabric.|
There is hoards of inspiration online. A simple search on Pinterest turns up all sorts of clever ways to re-fashion old items.
You could also check out the following links:
|A good way to use unused mens's suits|