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.
°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
°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