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Mend & Embellish

New From Old | Half Day Workshop

Sat 25 Jan 2020



£24* (£21*)


10.30am - 1pm

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Mend & Embellish

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New From Old: Mend & Embellish

Half Day Workshop


  • Sat 25 Jan: 10.30am – 1pm

Unlock the value in your wardrobe and be part of the slow fashion revolution.

The shift towards ‘Fast Fashion’ has caused lots of negative environmental isues, the global textile and clothing industries are one of the largest consumers of water on the planet. ‘To produce just one cotton shirt requires approximately three thousand litres of water’…

These workshops will help you to develop the skills you need to repair, re-purpose and up-cycle your old garments.

Session 1: Mend & Embellish 

Bring along some of your own clothes Learn basic repair skills and how to add something extra to give your clothes a new lease of life.


Nicola Cox

Nicola has worked in the fashion industry for many years and now works as a freelance designer and teacher.

In more recent years she has become involved in designing and creating costume for the theatre and dance productions, collaborating with many different performers. She is passionate about reducing waste within this industry and finding ways to make use of unwanted textiles.


Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Café Bar.


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