Textile workshops

  • Knitted Swimsuit and Little Red Stitch collaborations present: HOOp LA! What? HOOp LA . First things first – you will not be required to demonstrate your hula hooping skills at any time. Unless you have a calling. For this workshop you will learn how to make a heart/love themed piece of textile art in an [...]


  • Join us to create a wonderful rag wreath for Christmas. Inspired by the traditional rag rugs you will be given a wire frame to attached your strips of rags to and once finished you can embellish with lots of lovely bits that Sarah will bring along. This workshop takes place on Saturday 9th December 2017 [...]


  • In September we are introducing a 2 week up cycling clothes workshop that will be taught by one of our lovely makers Denise from Made by Denise.

    To give you a taster of the workshops to come we are running a sew your own patches workshop. All materials and embellishments will be provided though you are welcome to bring any bits along that you wish to. During the workshops you will using hand sewing techniques to created patches that once finished can be used to bring along to our September workshops or take home and fix to your own clothes that you would like to up cycle.

    Date – Wednesday 16th August

    Time – 10 am – 12

    Price – £10 pp

    Suitable for adults and older children who are able to sew by hand 10 yrs + ( children need to be accompanied by an adult )




  • Transform a well worn and loved item into something new!  Or find something to up cycle from one of the many great charity shops nearby.   Bring along a denim jacket, denim shirt, jeans, t shirt (plain is better than patterned), or something else.  All sewing and embellishment materials provided, but feel free to bring any braids, beads, material, lace you would like to use.  If you don’t have an item of clothing to transform just now, come along anyway and make patches to sew onto items another day.    Very basic sewing skills needed e.g how to thread a needle and make simple stitches and knot off when finished.