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WORKSHOPS FOR GROUPS

We offer a variety of bookable workshops across a broad range of textiles disciplines, utilising the varied expertise of our knowledgable practitioners. From basic hand-sewing, to weaving, clothing repair, upcycling and more! Our sewing sessions are suitable for complete beginners and can be tailored to meet the needs of your group. 

If you would like to enquire about booking any of the below classes for your community group or workplace, get in touch with us to find out more at - info@threadrepublic.co.uk

MENDING MATTERS

Learn some useful life skills for mending everyday wear and tear in your wardrobe with this introduction to basic hand-sewing for clothing repair, including - 

  • Replacing a button

  • Patching a hole

  • Darning for knitwear.

Length - 2 hours

UPCYCLED TSHIRTS

Got a t-shirt that's past its' best?  Rather than throwing it away, in this inspiring upcycling session we'll show you how to turn an old t-shirt into a new ball of yarn. We can use the yarn to - 

 

  • Finger knit

  • Make jewellery

  • Knit or crochet

Length - 2 hours

BUTTON ART

Get familiar with a variety of methods for sewing buttons, both functional and decorative, to make a piece of freestyle art to hang proudly on your wall. You'll learn/improve - 

  • Basic hand-sewing

  • Some embroidery stitches

  • Creative composition

Length - 2 hours

WINTER WARMERS  

Re-style your winter wearables in this easy upcycling workshop. Try out some hand-sewing techniques to give a new lease of life to something you already own. We'll cover:

  • Applique

  • Embroidery

  • Beading/sequin embellishment

Length - 2 hours

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