Slow Stitch: Visible Mending by Hand

Ref: C2347052

In this course we will look into the growing trend of visible mending and what importance it has on the fashion industry and the environment. We will also consider the mindfulness of the process of a slower paced craft. Added to this will be some practical work of the visible mending techniques. This course requires you to have a stable internet connection and working microphone and webcam.

Course aim

We will look into the growing trend of visible mending and what importance it has on the fashion industry and the environment. Added to this will be some practical work of the visible mending techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • In addition to the list of equipment you need to provide is bondaweb and interfacing Please note that this course requires you to have a stable internet connection and working microphone and webcam to participate

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify designers who use visible mending techniques and discuss in session 2 and 3
  • Interpret the visible mending techniques to inspire your own work and share your ideas with the tutor and class through discussion and practical work
  • Design and create some visible mending samples throughout the course
  • Produce an upcycled item with patches/stitches from an existing article to share and evaluate throughout the course with the tutor

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Embroidery hoop & threads Needles Fabric/old clothes or tea towels (anything you want to sew on!) Ruler (to draw straight lines or various shapes) Paper/pencil/pens Fabric markers (tailors chalk/pens) Needle threader (optional) Thimble (optional)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Slow Stitch: Visible Mending by Hand

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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