Monday, 12 January 2015
Are you interested in setting up your own repair and reuse social enterprise? Or are you an organisation that would like to diversify into repair?
In our brand new participatory workshop 'Inspiring Change,' Sophie Unwin, co-founder of the Brixton Remakery and founder and director of Remade in Edinburgh, will share the steps of our journey, explain the wider vision, and give some tips for success and pointers of potential pitfalls to help you on your journey plus short feedback on your individual plans.
Workshop takes place at 17 Guthrie Street, 1pm- 4.30pm. Tickets cost £50 for individuals, with a concessionary rate of £35 for the low-waged, and £65 for organisations. Book your spot here.
Monday, 5 January 2015
We're kick-starting 2015 with some of our best loved workshops, Sewing Machine Basics, and Peg Loom Weaving!
Like the look of our workshops but want to wait for our full programme? Why not buy one of our Gift Vouchers. At £10 they can be used as part-payment on any of our workshops, or buy two, and pay for a full workshop. Perfect as a gift for someone else, or even just to treat yourself!
Sewing Machine Basics, Thurs 22nd Jan, 7-8:30pm. £10 (£8 students/unwaged).
This 90 minute workshop is an affordable way of learning the basics of machine sewing. Suitable for absolute beginners or as a refresher, this workshop covers threading up, straight stitching, bobbin winding, and how to avoid common problems, with plenty of time for supervised practice.
Peg-Loom Weaving, Sun 8th Feb, 2-5pm, £20 (£15 students/unwaged). Book here.
This workshop will cover everything you need to know to produce your own rag rug. You will be helped to thread up a loom, prepare and weave fabric strips, create a mini sample rug, and finish it securely. There will be the opportunity to buy a peg loom of your own for the discounted price of £22 (usual price £26). All materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own scrap fabrics if you would like.