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In-person classIntroduction to Hand Sewing Repairs (fabric items) with Barley Massey
5(1 reviews)
A hand sewing workshop focusing on common repairs to garments and other fabric items. The workshop is not only very practical, but also very enjoyable!

Hackney

£35 pp

2.5 hour class

Beginner

Next available date:6th June 2020
What happens in this class?

Fabrications are regularly asked if they undertake repairs and alterations to various items of clothing. The most common repairs requested include such things as: hemming skirts or trousers, repairing holes in pockets, repairing small tears or rips in garments, sewing on missing buttons, and repairing or patching denim jeans which have worn away on the inside thigh area.

Although they do not undertake garment repairs we usually offer those enquiring two options for repairs. The first option they recommend is that the person try using a dry cleaners to undertake the job. However, they always point out that this can…

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Things to remember

The class includes a starter sewing kit and fabric swatches to practise on but you are also welcome to bring along items of clothing to work on directly.

Latest Reviews
5(1 reviews)
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Julie - February 3rd
Barley was really patient and supportive - no matter how poor my stitching was! She encouraged a nice atmosphere amongst the group and I learned what I'd hoped: basic stitching to help with repairs. I'll definitely come back and try out other classes!
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Fabrications - an East London based creative hub! Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and workshop dedicated to the best contemporary textile practice and design, with a particular interest in eco-conscious design. Fabrications opened in June 2000 in a refurbished derelict shop on Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. The shop's founder, Barley Massey, has spent the last 20 years finding ingenious ways to turn scraps into original fabrics and using recycled materials to create cutting-edge items. Since 2012, "The Imaginarium", a fully-fitted working studio, has hosted workshops and classes. Barley has been awarded as one of
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Hackney
7 Broadway Market, Hackney
E8 4PH
London
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Sat 6 Jun 2020, 11:00am - 1:30pm
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Hackney, E8 4PH
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Julie - February 3rd
Barley was really patient and supportive - no matter how poor my stitching was! She encouraged a nice atmosphere amongst the group and I learned what I'd hoped: basic stitching to help with repairs. I'll definitely come back and try out other classes!