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Hatmaking: make an upcycled beret - Morley College, London

Hatmaking: make an upcycled beret - Morley College, London

Duration: 1 day

Price: £60

Book with: Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London
SE1 7HT
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About the Course

Make an upcycled Beret. Use a provided pattern and simple machine stitched seams to up-cycle a pre-loved woollen jumper into a classic beret. No previous hatmaking experience required, but basic hand and machine sewing skills are essential.

Berets have been a style staple for decades and on this taster session you will learn how to reproduce one out of a pre-loved woollen jumper. Use a provided pattern and simple machine stitched seams to up-cycle that over washed and felted favourite into this classic shape. Any 100% wool jumper that has had some felting through wear or hot washing is suitable for this project. It must have enough material in the front and the back for 2 circles, each with a diameter of approx. 35 cm. Ideally it would have a crew neck. No previous experience of the subject is required but basic hand and machine sewing skills are essential. There will a half hour lunch break, please bring a packed lunch.

Class format and activities
Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 29th March 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends

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