Christmas: Copy your clothes and make new ones – yes! (DECONSTRUCT / RECONSTRUCT) in Brighton

At Christmas time, when the world seems to be buying more, why not take the opportunity to create something new from something old.

Christmas: Copy your clothes and make new ones – yes! (DECONSTRUCT / RECONSTRUCT) in Brighton

About this event

Starts: Monday 17 December 2018 10:00 AM

Ends: Wednesday 19 December 2018 3:00 PM

At: The Fashion School, 69 North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD

Organised by: The Fashion School

Do you have a favourite dress/top you love but they are either:

  • too small?
  • worn out?
  • would love them in another fabric?
  • in need of restyling?

This is the workshop for you! Day one: copy your simple fave item and make your own pattern. Day two: finish pattern. Cut new fave item in your chosen fabric. Day three: finish making the newest addition to your wardrobe. Taaa-dahhh! A great platform to reinvent your wardrobe for following years. Great for beginners!

Skills learned (there’s lots on this workshop!):

  • Pattern cutting
  • Fabric understanding
  • Precision cutting
  • Design development
  • Machine and hand sewing
  • Specialist sewing skills
  • Embellishment
  • Zip and fastening insertion
  • Finishing techniques

All materials, fabrics and haberdashery included.

Header Image Credit: The Fashion School

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The Fashion School

The Fashion School Centre

We teach innovative fashion, design and sewing to children from 6+, teens and adults at our two creative fashion hubs (Brighton & Chelsea), with the aim to promote a healthy attitude towards fashion and individuality.

We offer fun after school and Saturday classes for children and teens of all levels, exciting half term and holiday workshops, fashion trips, luxe fashion workshops for grown ups, and creative birthday parties for children.

We’re also an Arts Award centre! Our tutors are Bronze & Silver Arts Award advisers and teach this nationally recognised GCSE level qualification – ideal for aspiring fashion/textile students who want to create their own brief.

Whether you are with us to have a relaxing time learning lifelong skills or you want a career in fashion, we’re here for you. We have the most experienced caring staff, widest range of specialist machinery and the best facilities in Brighton (and soon to be Chelsea!)

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