A variety of textiles and sewing workshops

In fact, you might say we've got sew many! Ranging from sewing techniques, bag making and crochet, to knitting and dress making. 

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Whatever your craft, we’re almost certain to have a course or class for you. With a wide range of options to select from, you'll have the opportunity to progress from beginner level right through to intermediate and advanced. This gives you the flexibility to get started on your own journey, progress at your own pace and take your textile projects to the next level. 

What type of textiles and sewing courses are available?

Our entry level courses guide you through the basics of how to use a sewing machine, covering different sewing skills and techniques as well as sewing patterns. The same can be said for our knitting courses too, with different levels to suit beginners and improvers alike! You can join classes that match your experience level, ensuring that no time is wasted when it comes to deepening your knowledge and honing your skills. 

You'll meet fellow individuals who have the same interests and passions as you too, building a network and new friendships. Learning with us helps develop your skills and your social network at the same time, giving you access to a community that in many cases stays with our learners for life. 

What support is available throughout the course?

As always, your learning will be guided by our expert tutors, many of whom have years of experience. Whether you choose to learn online or face to face, they will help you develop your skills and guide you on how to make a business out of your passion, highlighting the next steps that you need to take. They’ll be on-hands throughout the course and support you every step of the way.  

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Textiles and Fashion: Embellish your Garments (Upcycling)

In the "Learn to Embellish Your Garments" course, participants embark on a transformative journey into the world of fashion customisation. Students explore various embellishment techniques, from intricate beadwork to delicate embroidery, learning to elevate their garments with personalised flair. Guided by our expert tutor, learners uncover the secrets of selecting materials, mastering stitching methods, and incorporating embellishments harmoniously into their clothing designs. Through hands-on practice and creative experimentation, students cultivate the skills and confidence to infuse their wardrobe with individuality and style. By course completion, participants emerge equipped with the tools and inspiration to embark on a journey of sartorial self-expression. This short course is suitable for beginners as well as those with more experience.

Course Information

Fri 17/05/2024 -
Fri 17/05/2024
11:30am - 3:30pm
1 sessions
Clovelly Centre (Southampton)
60-68 Clovelly Road
SO14 0AU
Fiona Mackie
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Free to £16.80