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Zero Waste Sewing Techniques

Join us for a full day masterclass exploring the fundamentals of Zero Waste Sewing Techniques, and learn how to be a more sustainable sewer!

Zero Waste Sewing Techniques

About Zero Waste Sewing Techniques

As avid champions of sustainable crafting, we’re super excited to have Cassandra Belanger, who is an international authority on the subject, teaching this specially devised workshop on sewing the zero waste way. Cass is a founding member of the Zero Waste Design Collective, and has put together this course that explores upcycling techniques that utilise every inch of your fabric, repurposing them into new textiles ready to make new again. Over the course of the day Cass will show you how to create new fibres and textiles from old, and you’ll leave with a finished cushion cover or wall hanging that demonstrates the techniques you’ve learned.

This is a beginner friendly course where you will learn all you need to complete your project in the day, and leave with the skills and confidence you need to create more up cycled textiles at home. It is also a great skill building opportunity for seasoned sewists looking to work more sustainably, and to add new skills to your stitching repertoire.

Course cost includes:
Use of 230DC Janome computerised sewing machine each
Cost of fabrics and haberdashery
Use of 6234XL overlocker (shared between students)

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Join us for a five day long fitting masterclass, where we will create a sewing pattern master, based on your body shape, that you can use to adapt any pattern for your future sewing projects!

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Join Bookbinder Cassandra Barron for a creative day of Botanical Bookbinding, using mark making and binding techniques inspired by flora and fauna.

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9th August 2024

Join us for a back-to-basics yet in-depth Beginners Sewing Summer School in our welcoming and well equipped Dunblane Studio from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August!

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