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Sustainable fashion week

 // BRISTOL //

Use your fabric scraps making pockets




Every body loves a pocket. 

With upcycling in mind, bring your fabric scraps and learn how to make the most common and easy pockets in clothing.

This workshop is aimed at anybody that can use a sewing machine, whether you are starting to sew or whether you want to add nice details to your next sewing project. 

You can choose to either play with all the different pocket patterns and make multiple samples, or bring an item of clothing that needs pockets added to it.

Pockets covered 

°Patch pocket for shirt with rounded edge 

°Patch pocket for shirt with straight edge

°Heart shaped patch pocket 

°Jeans back pocket

°Box pleat pocket 

°Jacket patch pocket with different flaps

What to bring 

°Bring all your fabric scraps (the biggest pocket is 20 cm x 20 cm) with matching thread

°Alternatively an item of clothing 

°Basic sewing tools - needles, pins, scissors, pens, chalk and ruler 


°Sewing machine 

°All the pockets pattern for participants to keep 

°Some pieces of calico for the samples if needed 

°Some random colour threads 

°Extra sewing tools if needed

°Tea coffee and cakes 

There is 8 spaces for this workshop 


Sunday 1st of October 2023

11 am - 1pm

Bristol Textile Quarter


1A Barton Road 

BS2 0LF Bristol

15 pounds

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