Drop into the FC Designer Collective shop on Fonthill Rd with your garment (or textile) for free upcycling and repair support and tuition. Delivered to you by Islington Council and Fashion-Enter Ltd.
Learn how to:
+ How to thread an industrial sewing machine
+ Learn different stitches and tensions
+ How to shorten and hem a trouser or skirt by hand (Woven and Jersey)
+ How to shorten and hem a trouser or skirt on a sewing machine (Woven and Jersey)
+ Learn about the different fabrics and how they are different in handling
+ How to insert a zip, buttons and trims
+ Techniques to upcycle an existing garment
+ How to tailor an existing garment to your body shape
Please bring your own items and pins, if you wish to use them.
Dates and Times: Tuesday, 16th January 10am – 4pm
Location: FC Designer Collective, 113-115, Fonthill Road, London, N4 3HH