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Sewing Classes 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

Saturday Sewing Club

Would you like to gain some invaluable stitching skills that will enable you to repair, reuse and upcycle items from your own wardrobe? Then why not come along to one of Leyla’s Saturday Sewing Club sessions? Every Saturday Leyla can offer one-to-one tuition covering a range of topics including: using an industrial sewing machine, inserting a zip, basic sewing techniques, alterations and more. Sessions take place from 10.00 – 14.00 and cost £20 per hour.

Book your day & time by emailing 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 on Fonthill Road, London N4.

Free Tuition (Limited Places) for Islington Residents

Additionally throughout September 2021 we can offer free sewing tuition to borough of Islington residents. These take place on Wednesday mornings, please note places are limited and do get booked up quickly, the sessions are as follows:

8th September 10.00 – 12.00 – Using Industrial Sewing Machines

This two-hour masterclass is ideal for beginners wanting to learn how to sew using industrial machines. You will be taught how to thread and operate industrial sewing machines.

15th September 10.00 – 12.00 – Basic Sewing Techniques

In this two-hour masterclass learn how to produce a range of seam and hems with the over locker industrial sewing machine and coverstitch machine. Ideal for beginners wanting to learn basic sewing techniques.

22nd September 10.00 – 12.00 – Repair and Upcycle

Do you have a garment that needs repairing or upcycling? Learn basic repair techniques with an item you bring in from home

Places can be booked on a first come first served basis. To book one masterclass, or all three email jenni@fashion-enter.com

Fabrics & Haberdashery

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.

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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