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Learn Repair Skills

Learn to repair a garment from visible patches to invisible seams.
10 Students
£30 pp
1.5 hour
About this class

Hello and welcome. Tze Ching Yeung is an award winning fashion designer and social entrepreneur. She recently founded Refashion My Town, a community project based in Wiltshire, inspiring young people to buy less and mend more. Tze Ching is passionate about reducing the environmental impact of clothing, through refashioning and mending. Learn the art of repair, from visible patch or Sashiko to invisible whipstitch or slip stitch. You do not need a sewing machine as this will all be done by hand via a screen virtually. This hour and half lesson will cover the sewing technique history, step-by-step…

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What you will learn
  • Some history about the art of clothing repair
  • How to hand sew to repair
What you will need
  • Needle of a good size that you can hand sew with
  • Embroidery thread
  • Small scissors

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Your Teacher

Clothing shouldn't cost the earth which is why Couchman Bespoke is dedicated to reduce the environmental and human impact from the clothing industry. By creating zero waste through pattern cutting, natural dyeing and sourcing the most sustainable cloth and haberdashery we aim to have very little negative impact against the planet and local people. Resulting in luxury British tailoring that is stylish and ethically made. Claire has 10+ years of design, making and retail experience since leaving Brighton University.

From sewing for the first time, cutting a pattern to making a garment from scratch. All that you require is…

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Age Requirement

14All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

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