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Get Creative at Plymouth Pop-up

Join the likes of Great British Sewing Bee contestant Marni Miller and New York Fashion Week sustainable designer Carla Bellisio at one of three pop-up sewing and making weekends in Plymouth from October 2022 to February 2023. 

Green Maker members Mend. Sewing & Making are joining forces with Vacancy Atlas to bring a series of hybrid workshops to inspire creativity by helping to create a wardrobe of wearable clothes. Ditch the fast fashion in favour of your own garments, lovingly handmade by you.

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As part of the Plymouth’s Meanwhile Use Programme, head to the local high street to learn invaluable life skills in sewing and mending. In partnership with the Interreg-funded C-Care Project and Historic England’s High Street Heritage Action Zone Programme. Find the sewing and making pop-up events at the Vacancy Atlas building on Cornwall Street, Plymouth. 

The in-person or hybrid workshops teach practical skills as part of the interactive and fun activities such as parent and child sewing, repair shows and use of creative technology. 

Enjoy afternoon tea and cake with Great British Sewing Bee contestant Marni Miller, where you can pick her brain about all things creative. Or, jump on a call with Carla Bellisio, a designer showcasing sustainable fashion at none other than New York Fashion Week! These visible mending hand sewing classes are live from NYC in a hybrid workshop. 

Great British Sewing Bee Contestant Marni Miller

These amazing classes are just the tip of the iceberg, with the Be-A-Maker classes featuring topics such as: garment hacking, beginners sewing, designing and printing t-shirts and hand sewing. 

Plus, you’ll be able to grab yourself sustainable fabrics, patterns and haberdashery at the accompanying shop. 

Even better, there’s a number of in-person early bird weekend passes available for each weekend at a discounted rate. Secure your place on 22nd & 23rd October 2022, 26th & 27th November 2022 and 11th & 12th February 2023 by heading to the Mend. Sewing & Making website to book. 

Know someone who’d love to attend one of our workshops? Give them the gift of sewing and making with a Gift Card, also available on the Mend. Sewing & Making Website

Find out more at www.mendsewing.com, or contact sewwithmend@gmail.com

Pop up sewing and making workshops in plymouth


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