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Repair, Remake & Reuse at the FC Designer Collective London N4


Fashion-Enter’s retail space – the FC Designer Collective on Fonthill Road, London N4, is more than just a selling outlet for local creatives, it’s a place to learn new stitching skills, repair and upcycle.

Kitted out with industrial sewing machines on-site seamstress and stitching technician Leyla (pictured above) is not only available for alterations and repairs but she has years of teaching experience under her belt. If you would like to have a go at stitching, or need advice on upcycling something from your wardrobe Leyla is the person you need to see.

Stitchers at the Saturday Stitching Club

Already underway is our popular Saturday Sewing Club where Leyla offers one-to-one stitching tuition on a range of topics including: using an industrial sewing machine, inserting a zip, basic sewing techniques, alterations and more.

Saturday Sewing Club sessions take place from 10.00 – 14.00 and cost £20 per hour.

The shop also sells a range of affordable fabrics and haberdashery, so do pop by and see what we have on offer. A wider range of deadstock fabrics can be found on our dedicated website FCFabricStudio, which also offers haberdashery, patterns and sewing tips and tricks.

If you are based in the London borough of Islington and have a sewing project you would like Leyla to advise on please contact: fcdesignercollective@fashion-enter.com with a short description about what you would like to learn! 

Tap here to find out more about the FC Designer Collective, 113-115, Fonthill Road, London N4 3HH.

Shop opening days / hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

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