Remake, redesign & repair creative craft textile workshop 2017

Creative remaking workshops

Come and learn about an exciting new fashion trend and walk away with a revived, reinvented and reinvigorated wardrobe!  Our creative material workshops specialise in re-using stunning neckties in an amazing range of projects (other materials are available too). We are all about re-using, re-making, redesigning and making do with what we already have, or you are welcome to bring your own chosen material. Our aim is to help the environment and save you money!

Whether you are a total beginner or sewing is already a long term passion, this class caters for all abilities. Our workshops enable students to learn at their own pace; you can come with your own ideas or be inspired by our expert creative necktie upcyclers. You can make something using a sewing machine, or a hand sewn project, alternatively there are some ‘no sew’ ideas too. Crafts range from beautiful hair clips, phone covers, handbags and bunting to something a little more complex such as dresses and waistcoats – made out of neckties,  examples can be seen here. If you have got a sewing machine bring it along, if you haven’t got one you can use ours free of charge: just let us know on booking. Ideas for hand sewn and no sew projects also available.

Where and when

Date & time: Friday 31st March 2017 9.30am – 12.3opm

Date & time: Saturday 1st April 9.30am – 12.30pm

Date & time: Saturday 1st April 1pm – 3pm

Cost: £20 for 3 hour workshop or come for the whole day for £40

Location: Quaker Meeting House, Worthing Rd, Horsham RH12 1SL

 

We run these workshops about every 6 months, if you are unable to attend on these dates.

Learn more about other creative craft textile workshops we have run:

In June 2016 we ran a ‘Teenage Textile Creations - Upcycling’ workshop as part of the Horsham Circle of Life Festival. More information can be seen here.

On 3rd July 2016 we ran a Creative necktie upcycling taster workshop at the Kinder Living Show in the Drill Hall, Horsham. Learn more here.

You’ll meet like minded people at our relaxed and friendly workshops, enjoy a slice of cake and a drink, and make some new friends!

These workshops are designed and delivered by a creative group brought together by Sussex Green Living who want to inspire people to re-make and re-use unwanted materials and create new clothes and accessories.

If you have any questions or would like to book a place email Carrie on cort@sussexgreenliving.co.uk or call 07768 212833.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Full payment is due upon booking your place on the class. For cancellations with less than 2 working days (48 hours) notice, no refund will be given. For cancellations with between 2 and 7 working days notice, 50% will be refundable. More than 7 days notice then full refund will be given if we can sell the space on the course. Sussex Green Living reserve the right to cancel a workshop. In such cases, a full refund will be issued. NOTE: Please be advised that a course requires a minimum of three people booked onto it for it to run.  A decision will be taken 3-5 days before the class as to whether there are sufficient bookings for it to go ahead and you will be advised at that time if it is to be cancelled.  If so a full refund will be issued, or you can transfer to a future

*Horsham Quakers have been worshipping on the Worthing road site for over 300 years, although the current Grade 2 listed building dates from the 1780′s. It is home to Quakers in Horsham, and is also a busy community building hosting a variety of local groups and organisations seven days a week.

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About Carrie Cort

My name is Carrie Cort, I set up Sussex Green Living out of concern for the way we humans are treating the planet which sustains us. With motherhood in 2008 came concern about environmental sustainability and a burning desire to learn how we can live more environmentally friendly lifestyles, in harmony with nature. I have always had a passion for the countryside, animals and the natural environment. Most of my career has been spent in marketing and communications, mainly within education and the landbased industries, latterly using the power of video communications. In an effort to help create a climate for change I decided to use my knowledge and digital skills to share ideas which anyone can adopt, saving money and the planet. I’m not an expert, just an ordinary person who is on a greening journey and wanting to pass on what I’ve learnt to others. Let’s all make some simple changes, become more resilient and try to lead simpler, less materialistic and consumerist way of life.
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