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Community Textiles Clubs

Get To Know Your Sewing Machine

Tuesdays

Sewing Machine

A back-to-basics class, learning the quirks of your own machine and a chance for you to go through it's mechanics and workings. These groups are not project-led, however we’ll show you how to service your machine, take you through the attachments, dials and bobbins, so that you can continue on your sustainable textiles journey.  This is the ideal class to attend before coming to the Sustainable Fashion Club, as you will have a better understanding of your machine’s abilities.

When?  1st Tuesday of the month, 10.30 am - 1pm

Where? Upcycle Kernow CIC, Portreath Retail Park, TR16 4QL

How much? £3 donation

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MakerSpace

Tuesdays

TeX Maker Space opens up it’s doors for an “anything goes” textile session offering a safe, fun environment, giving participants to freedom to explore textiles in a variety of forms, from repairing clothes to creating fabulous pieces of textile art. 

Our inclusive, well-equipped workspace gives makers the opportunity to share skills and ideas, allowing them to motivate and inspire each other as they work on their own projects. With access to our stashes of fabric and haberdashery and use of our equipment and tools, this is an amazing opportunity for those wishing to develop their own practice, but don’t have the space, inspiration or equipment at home. 

These groups are not project-led, however, staff will be available to support you in your work, ensuring you get the best out of your session.  

When?  Every Tuesday afternoon, 2pm - 5pm

Where?  Upcycle Kernow CIC, Portreath Retail Park, TR16 4QL

How much? £3 donation

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Fashion Designer

Sustainable Fashion Club

Tuesdays

A social gathering to share hints and tips on sustainable, slow fashion.  These community workshops equip participants with skills to reduce environmental impact, starting with your own wardrobe.  Learn how to invisible mend, visible darn, add pockets, make adjustments, alter patterns and upcycle your unloved or damaged clothing.

Our inspiring, well-equipped studio offers a workspace to share your knowledge, pick up new skills, and motivate each other in your journey toward sustainable Fashion.  Help each other design a new style, or swap garments to extend the lifecycle of your clothing.

These groups are not project-led, however staff are available to support you in your work, ensuring you get the best out of each session. 

 

If you are having difficulties with your sewing machine and would like help getting things going, we recommend joining the Sewing Machine Maintenance group before attending these sessions so that you can concentrate on your project.

When?  Every Tuesday evening, 6pm - 9pm

Where?  Upcycle Kernow CIC, Portreath Retail Park, TR16 4QL

How much? £3 donation

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Stitch Social

Thursdays

In need of a Stitch n Bitch? Up for a Knit and Natter? Like being Sew-cial? Or just need to share a yarn? Then StitchClub is just for you!
Bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, cross stitch, macramé, hand sewing, darning, sashiko or any other (no machine) project and join us for a social evening.

A great place to bring your projects, to share motivate and inspire each other over a cup of tea and chinwag. Please note this class is not for sewing machines, please see our monthly Machine
Maintenance Workshops for further details.

When?  Every Thursday evening,  6-9pm

Where? Upcycle Kernow, Portreath Retail Park, TR16 4QL

How much? £3 donation

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