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Introduction to Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

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Course Level

Beginners

Start Date

Tue 4 Oct 2022

Duration

10 weeks

FREE
£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria
£125.00
£125.00

About Course

The introduction is the first of a 3 part course on Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

It's for people who want to learn to sew and would like to build their confidence in designing and making clothes.

Every week we will be doing simple sewing projects with a focus on sustainability, using recycled materials and clothes

By the end of the course you will be able to successfully thread up a sewing machine and be able to sew at a beginner/intermediate level- depending on your sewing machine knowledge. Your new sewing skills will give you the confidence to tackle any new sewing project.

We are teaching "Sustainable" fashion and textiles because it is becoming increasingly important to consider our environment and our quality of life for oursleves and others.

The fashion and textile industries have a big impact on our environment and its up to us to stay imformed and understand what part we play.

Sustainable Fashion

  • creates less waste
  • ensures fairer wages and proper working conditions
  • Reduces CO2 and other greenhouse gassess emissions
  • Saves water
  • saves animal lives

We will tocuh on each of the following topics during this course:

  • sustainable fashion
  • ethical and fair trade fashion
  • eco-friendly or "Green" fashion
  • Vegan and cruelty free fashion
  • Slow fashion – as in slow manufacturing
  • Upcycled fashion
  • thrifting, swapping,sharing and renting fashion
  • Circular fashion- reuse of discarded and recycled materials
  • Conscious fashion -consumers role
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Course details

  • Tutor: TBC
  • Time: 13:30-16:00
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Autumn
  • Location: The Hub
  • Full fee: £125
£125.00

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