Make a Lavender Wheat Heat Bag

Ref: C3680251

Make your own custom shape recycled fabric heat bag using dried lavender, wheat and recycled fabrics. Learn the skills needed to select suitable fabric and pattern style, choosing your own shape, cut out fabric, sew and fill your very own heat bag. These planet-friendly eco-alternative for health and wellbeing might just be the relaxing ticket you need to soothe away those aches and pains! Plus they make unique gifts for loved ones. They are super simple to make and once you get started you might not be able to stop! As part of this course you will learn some of the principles of Slow Fashion and how we can do our bit to help. Ideally you will need to be able to sew using a machine to a basic level. You can bring your own fabric to use or use ours as provided. You are welcome to bring and use your own sewing machine. Sewing machines, fabric, heat bag pattern, dried lavender, wheat, inner fabric, tape measure and fabric scissors will be provided by us at the venue.

Course aim

Learn to make a recycled fabric lavender and wheat heat bag whilst gaining understanding of some of the principles of Slow Fashion. We make our wheat heat bags with used fabric and sew together using simple methods via sewing machine or by hand.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Discuss fabric sustainability and how to follow main principles of Slow Fashion
  • Demonstrate how to pick fabric suitable for use, choose shape, cut pattern/fabric, fill and sew a recycled fabric lavender and wheat heat bag
  • Know and demonstrate how to customise recycled fabric heat bags suitable to give as gifts

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You can choose to bring your own fabric to use to make these heat bags or we can provide a selection to choose from. Plus you can bring and use your own sewing machine if you choose. Heat bags can also be hand sewn. You will need: * Motivation and an intention to help save the planet

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Make a Lavender Wheat Heat Bag

Enrolment 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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