Recycle Fabric into Fashion Projects

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Duration: 12 weeks (2.5 hours per class)

Price: £90

Run by: Brenda Killigrew
at Inkberrow Design Centre

01527 584840

The Old Needle Works, Britten House
Britten Street
REDDITCH
REDDITCH
Worcestershire
B97 6HD

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About the Course

This course is ideal for people that want to be creative with what they already have in their wardrobe, or fabric that has yet to be used, by upcycling it to something new and unique. You may have a dress that could be turned into a skirt, a shirt that could become sleeveless and shorter or have scraps of spare fabric that could be turned into a cushion. You can create something new from investing your time, effort and exploring a creative mind-set.
Course aim
To create and make something new from something old. Upcycle your fabrics rather than throwing away and buying something new
Do I need any particular skills or experience?

This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

Gain confidence on the sewing machine
Extending creative skills to create something unique
Learn how to finish raw edges creatively
Use a variety of different stitches and needle on the sewing machine

How will I be taught?

The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Please bring in garment or fabric for own sewing project. Basis sewing equipment, fabric scissors, hand needles, thread, unpicker, tape measure etc. Sewing machine are provided.



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Course Start Dates

Friday 20th April 2018

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