Upcycling workshops

Love Your Clothes Cardiff - Upcycling workshops

Learn how to re-fashion and alter your clothes

We've teamed up with some of our Super Crafters to bring you an exciting range of workshops to help you upcycle, re-style and alter your clothes.

All the workshops are FREE but some require booking in advance. Please click the relevant links below to book your place. #LoveYourClothesCardiff

WHAT

WHEN

WHERE

Upcycling Winter-Warmers Sewing Workshop: Infinity Scarves with Helen Gubb from The Stitchery

Family-friendly, booking required

Monday 24 October, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

 

Upcycling Winter-Warmers Sewing Workshop: Jumpers to Mittens with Helen Gubb from The Stitchery

Family-friendly, booking required

Monday 24 October, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

T-shirt Upcycling Workshop with Helen Gubb from The Stitchery

Family-friendly, booking required                                  

Tuesday 25 October, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

Upcycling & Re-styling Men’s Shirts Workshop with Helen Gubb from The Stitchery

Some experience using a sewing machine required, booking required

Tuesday 25 October, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

Transform Your Trousers Workshop with Debs from Zap Upcycled

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Tuesday 25 October, 6:30pm – 8pm

Plasnewydd Community Centre, 2 Shakespeare St, Roath

Pockets & Patches Workshop with Charlotte from TwinMade

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Wednesday 26 October,

6:30pm – 8pm

Plasnewydd Community Centre, 2 Shakespeare St, Roath

Make an upcycled tote bag

Learn how to create your very own tote bag from upcycled clothes and how to decorate it with corsages and other embellishments. 

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Thursday 27 October,

10.30am - 12.30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

Make a cushion cover from upcycled clothes

Learn how to transform clothes into a cushion cover that you can take away with you to have at home!

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Thursday 27 October,

1.30pm - 3.30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

Denim upcycling workshop with Tailor Green

Learn how to create clothes and accessories from denim. Tailor Green will be using the denim leftover from the Sewathon

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Thursday 27 October,

12pm – 2pm

The Castle Emporium, Womanby St, Cardiff

Customise your Clothes with Tailor Green

Tailor Green will show you a range of techniques to embellish and customise your clothes, such as applique, fabric printing and hand stitching techniques.

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Thursday 27 October,

3pm – 5pm

The Castle Emporium, Womanby St, Cardiff

Collars & Cuffs Workshop with Julia & Sarah from the Sustainable Studio

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

 

Thursday 27 October,

6:30pm – 8pm

The Pelican Nursery, Crofts St, Cardiff

Shirt Upcycling Workshop with Julia & Sarah from the Sustainable Studio

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

 

Friday 28 October, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

 

Collars & Cuffs Workshop with Julia & Sarah from the Sustainable Studio

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

 

Friday 28 October, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Love Your Clothes Pop-Up Shop, Capitol Shopping Centre, Cardiff

 

Denim upcycling Workshop with Tailor Green

Learn how to create clothes and accessories from denim. Tailor Green will be using the denim leftover from the Sewathon

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

Friday 28 October,

12pm – 2pm

The Castle Emporium, Womanby St, Cardiff

Customise your Clothes with Tailor Green

Tailor Green will show you a range of techniques to embellish and customise your clothes, such as applique, fabric printing and hand stitching techniques. 

No sewing experience necessary, booking required

 

Friday 28 October,

3pm – 5pm

The Castle Emporium, Womanby St, Cardiff

Fashion Master Class: Tips & Tricks to Create the Latest Trends with Julia & Sarah from the Sustainable Studio, in conjunction with Cardiff Fashion Week

No booking required, just turn up!

Saturday 29 October,

12pm – 1pm

Cardiff Fashion Week Designer Village, Cardiff Masonic Hall, 8 Guildford St, Cardiff

Fashion Master Class: Shirt Up-Cycling with Julia & Sarah from the Sustainable Studio, in conjunction with Cardiff Fashion Week

No sewing experience necessary

No booking required, just turn up!

Saturday 29 October,

1:30pm – 3pm

Cardiff Fashion Week Designer Village, Cardiff Masonic Hall, 8 Guildford St, Cardiff

Fashion Master Class: Fashion Fixes with Julia & Sarah from the Sustainable Studio, in conjunction with Cardiff Fashion Week

No sewing experience necessary

No booking required, just turn up!

Saturday 29 October,

3:30pm – 5pm

Cardiff Fashion Week Designer Village, Cardiff Masonic Hall, 8 Guildford

Sewathon

Volunteer an hour of your time to help make cut-off shorts upcycled from denim jeans for Oxfam to sell at Glastonbury, Bestival, Womad and Boomtown festivals next summer!

Register

FREE family half term activities

Make sustainable Halloween costumes and take part in family-friendly upcycling workshops at our pop-up shop in Cardiff!

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