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Refashion: drop-in workshops

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Curious to learn tips and tricks for repurposing your old clothes? Join us for a drop-in workshop on Saturday mornings with Aisling Uí Dhálaigh from 10am-12pm. Each workshop will demonstrate techniques and easy skills for any up-cycling project.

Workshops will include:

• Basic sewing (Sewing on buttons, fixing buttonholes, darning techniques)

• Basic clothes alterations skills (Taking up a hem, altering a waistline)

• Creative and innovative design development (Coming up with clever features to give your clothes a revamp)

• Appliqué techniques (Surface detailing: beading, embroidery, patching, painting)

• Making your unwanted clothes into something new to wear or for your home (New top/dress/skirt/pants or rug/cushion covers/bag/slippers)

• Participants are asked to bring in old clothes or fashion items they wish to up-cycle or repurpose

Ormston House will host drop-in workshops on 15 and 22 February 2020. March dates TBA.

Cost: €10 per workshop (includes extra materials and all equipment)

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