Thu, 15 Jun|
Ground Floor. Next to Calzedonia
Visible Mending Embroidery Workshop
Learn creative hand sewing techniques and add new life to worn, torn or holey garments with TessaTheDresser
Time & Location
15 Jun 2023, 18:30 – 21:00
Ground Floor. Next to Calzedonia, Angel Central, Islington. Nearest tube: Angel (5 min)
About The Event
Join supportive and friendly teacher Tessa and learn decorative hand-stitching skills to keep your loved items in circulation. Visible Mending is a declaration of your care, a practical skill and adds a unique and personal touch to all types of clothing.
Please book here.
This is part of Angel Central's fantastic Do Good Festival, a community-focused event celebrating the small steps we can all take towards a more sustainable future. Find out more here: https://angelcentral.co.uk/events/the-do-good-festival/
During this hand sewing class you will learn:
How to use embroidery threads.
Three stitches to get you started on creating your own designs
Materials for applying a design to fabric
How to use patches to repair
How to finish your work for a neat result and wearability.
By the end of this class you will have the foundation skills you need to start mending
your favourite items.
All materials will be provided to be able to work on samples fabrics.
Please bring an item along for mending advice or to practice on.
*Please note this is not a Visible Darning class. I will not be covering darning techniques for knitwear in this workshop
*For beginners, please avoid bringing highly stretchy items ( ie lycra sportwear) or delicate fabrics at this stage.