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Basic sewing : A Lifetime Skill

5(6 reviews)
Do you have 3 hours to spare to learn a life skill that can help make the planet greener? Basic sewing skills is an integral aspect of our culture.
Leith
In-person
£39 pp
3hrs
Beginner
Next available date:29th July 2022
What happens in this class?

This workshop is designed to quickly walk you through the basics, build your confidence and get you started on the exciting journey of sewing and mending! Using a sewing box or sewing machine, easily creating new garments as well as mending or altering existing items is a sustainable and eco-friendly way of reducing garment waste and extending the life of our garments.

We will cover:

  • introduction to sewing with the sewing machine
  • looking at the different types of seams and finishing techniques
  • how to make basic alterations and the hem
  • introduction to mending: hand-sewing technics, dry felting, and…
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Latest Reviews
5(6 reviews)
Jen Harris - 8 May 2022
Friendly knowledgeable teacher and a good class size, small enough that you could get personal attention when you needed it but also good to have others there with their own questions etc. Definitely recommend this for anyone who's a complete beginner or like me just very very rusty!
Patrick Dunne - 8 May 2022
The workshop was very good. Very welcoming and helpful. I am as complete beginner but have signed up for a 4 week dressmaking course with remode as a result of this course!
Isabel Simpson - 7 May 2022
Really enjoyed this class, would recommend to anyone wishing to start sewing . 🧵
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Age Requirement

16

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Your Teacher

Remode Collective is an award-winning social enterprise set up to explore ways to re-purpose textiles locally and build new skills, while celebrating multicultural diversity. The enterprise is based in Edinburgh and we offer a range of creative workshops, classes, community projects end events, as well as collect leftover and unwanted textiles to produce handmade and unique items. Our programme of workshops and classes covers various aspects of creative textile work. They are designed to inspire creativity, impart new skills and create a friendly and safe environment for social networking.

Class Location
Out of the Blue Drill Hall
Leith
36 Dalmeny Street
Studio G50
EH6 8RG
Edinburgh

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Basic sewing : A Lifetime Skill

Reviews

Jen Harris - 8 May 2022
Friendly knowledgeable teacher and a good class size, small enough that you could get personal attention when you needed it but also good to have others there with their own questions etc. Definitely recommend this for anyone who's a complete beginner or like me just very very rusty!
Patrick Dunne - 8 May 2022
The workshop was very good. Very welcoming and helpful. I am as complete beginner but have signed up for a 4 week dressmaking course with remode as a result of this course!
Isabel Simpson - 7 May 2022
Really enjoyed this class, would recommend to anyone wishing to start sewing . 🧵
Julian Ellis-Brown - 21 April 2022
An excellent introduction to sewing techniques, I brought my own small project which I was able to complete within the time - highly recommend!
Andrea Fraser - 20 March 2022
I very much enjoyed the course in basic dressmaking. It was good revision for me as I haven't sewn much for several years, and it has encouraged me to get going again, with more confidence.
Parker- jorjah Anderson-brown - 23 February 2022
Absolutely fabulous. Posting on behalf of my daughter. She did 2 courses with remode collective. She is very young(10) extremely keen and now full of inspiration. My daughter is autistic and has ADHD . Her teacher was full of knowledge (Rita) I would like to say a massive thankyou. Definitely will be back and excited to learn more . Thanks PJ