Revamp & Reconstruct!
Create your own zero waste fabric from offcuts of deadstock donated designer fabric, or revamp something from home! This term you will create a new sustainable piece to add to your wardrobe. Using your creativity and imagination when given a selection of specifically chosen offcuts and scrap fabrics from your tutor, who will help you make your design come alive. You will design & develop a completely original garment or accessory, from a Bomber Jacket to Dungarees, an upcycled Lounge Co-ord to a Sports Bag! You will be using patchwork, appliqué and fabric manipulation techniques to create a truly stand-out piece!
Week 1-2: Start designing! Become a fashion designer, learn about the importance of using up scraps and fashion circularity whilst designing your unique garment/accessory.
Week 3-6: Choose fabrics, techniques and options and start cutting.
Week 7-9: Continue developing your garment, combining any techniques learnt to construct your design.
Week 10-12: Complete your look! Add any finishing touches or finishes to your look.
What we provide:
Expert tuition, from practicing pattern cutters, fashion designers etc. who have degrees in relevant art and fashion courses.
The use of new and fully serviced Janome 725s sewing machines, scissors, tools and threads etc.
Students can use free donated fabrics as part of our Circularity Bank, bring in their own or buy from our fabric shop.
At the end of term they will come home with:
Design sheets, sustainable fabric awareness and technical sewing samples.
A completed garment and/or accessory designed and made by them.
Certificate of completion (over 80% attendance).
Covid-19 Safety Protocol:
All tutors will wear a mask as part of our 1m + rule if 2m isn’t possible.
Your child will have their own fashion work station with all equipment, machinery, chair, table etc sanitised before each class.
If there is a lockdown that requires The Fashion School to temporarily close, the term will continue online. Please read our booking and cancellation policy at checkout.
Are you new to The Fashion School? If you have not attended a previous term or holiday workshop you will have to take a trial class. Book here.
Fabrics: Students can use free donated fabrics as part of our Circularity Bank, bring in their own or buy from our fabric shop.
If there is a lockdown that requires The Fashion School to temporarily close, the term will continue online.
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