Workshops Arts Upcycling – 4 Week Course

Upcycling - 4 Week Course
Wednesday 18 October - Thursday 19 October 2023 6:15pm - 8:45pm
St Margaret's House
Teacher: Esme Stewart
Suitable for: Intermediate - must have a little sewing experience
Price: £95
Location: Studio 5.10

Do you love all things eco and sustainable as well as all things fashion? Upcycling is the DIY craft for you!

Come and spend four blissful evenings in the Edinburgh Sewcial Club studio up-cycling or restyling your old clothes at this craft class in Edinburgh!

During this four-week course, you will learn pattern cutting techniques to allow you to resize vintage clothes or charity shop finds or how to make completely new garments from old, re-line jackets etc.

Don’t worry if you’re new to up-cycling – machine sewing is required so best you’ve attended a beginner’s sewing class or have prior sewing experience – this fun up-cycling course will help to build your skills and confidence — you’ll be making stunning, bespoke pieces in no time at all!

Class sizes are kept small to ensure you have ample one-to-one tutor time to discuss your projects with a dressmaker and designer who has over 20 years of sewing and pattern-cutting experience and over 10 years of teaching.

At the end of this social, four-week course you’ll have the skills to transform your wardrobe and re-vamp vintage and charity shop items to your style and liking. Best of all, you’ll leave with a gorgeous up-cycled piece to inspire further creations and DIY projects!

Knowledge required:
Must be able to use a sewing machine – if no experience please book onto one of our beginner’s sewing classes before this class begins.

What you’ll get:
Sewing machines, shears, pins etc. all provided but you are welcome to bring along your own machine if you prefer.

You’ll leave with garments you’ve breathed new life into and the skill to mend and upcycle many more!

What to bring:
A few items of clothing to upcycle – this could be anything from old jeans with holes in them, curtains or perhaps a few items you’ve bought in a charity shop you’d like to re-size or re-vamp.

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Location details

St. Margaret’s House – Fifth Floor
St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road
Edinburgh EH7 6AE

How to find St Margaret’s House