WORKSHOPS OFFERED

We offer many workshops in re-purposing waste, with a focus on upcycling jeans and T-shirts. Below are regular workshops we offer, and if they aren't currently scheduled, please let us know if you're interested in them. Workshops are offered both within and outside normal working hours. 

 Upcycled T-shirt Rag Rug workshop
- 2 hours, $36

Next workshop scheduled:
None scheduled - let us know if you're interested.

Learn our fun finger crocheting technique for turning old T-shirts into a rug. Suitable for kids (8+ years) and adults. All materials provided to get your rug started, including the beginning of your rug, a ball of T-shirt yarn and 5 T-shirts.  

Upcycled T-shirt Skirt workshop
- 5 hours (3 + 2), $75

Next workshop scheduled:
2 x Saturday mornings - March 5 2022 (10am -1pm) and 12 (11am - 1pm) - SOLD OUT

2 x Friday afternoons - March 4 2022 (1pm - 4pm) and 11 (1pm - 3pm)
Tickets via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/upcycled-t-shirt-skirts-workshop-tickets-264909209577   

Take a bunch of coordinated old T-shirts and turn them into a skirt using an overlocker. We show you how in these 2 classes (a total of 5 hours), where you design and piece your skirt panels in the first class and put it all together in the second. Lots of different piecing options and combinations will be shown. We'll have plenty of T-shirts available or you can bring your own. Some sewing experience preferred. Written notes and different size patterns provided.

This workshop is limited to 6 participants.

 

 Upcycled Jeans bag workshop
- 3 hours, $48
 Next workshop scheduled: 
None scheduled - let us know if you're interested.
Learn to make a hand bag from the top of a pair of jeans. The size of the bag depends on the size of jeans you start with. Options for base shapes, handles and linings will be demonstrated. Some machine sewing experience preferred. All materials included.

 

 

 

Upcycled Jeans Tote bag workshop
- 4 hours, $60

Next workshop scheduled: 
None scheduled - let us know if you're interested.

Using one pair of jeans, we make a lined tote bag in this workshop. Deconstructing and reconstructing the jeans, we use the legs, pockets, seams, waistband and belt keepers to create the bag. Some machine sewing experience required. All materials included. 

 

 

Upcycled T-shirt crocheted pot workshop - 3 hours, $48

 Next workshop scheduled: 
None scheduled - let us know if you're interested.

Learn to crochet with T-shirt yarn and take home a utility pot, a clutch purse or a piece of wearable art. Some basic crochet skill would be useful but if you are feeling brave we will work with you to master the technique! All materials provided, as well as use of a crochet hook for the workshop.

 

Bucket Hat workshop
- 3 hours, $48

Next workshop scheduled:
None scheduled - let us know if you're interested.

In this 3 hour workshop, you will make a hat in your size, from supplied fabric. Machine sewing experience required. All materials included.

 

Upcycled Jeans Apron workshop
- 4 hours, $62

Next workshop scheduled: 

2 x Wednesday afternoons - March 16th and 23rd 2022 (5pm - 7pm) 
Tickets via Eventbrite: 
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/upcycled-jeans-apron-workshop-tickets-267195016487

 

Take some old jeans and transform them into a full bib apron. You will learn different ways of deconstructing and re-constructing jeans using the legs, pockets, waistband and belt loops to create a one-off design for your apron. Some machine sewing experience required. All materials included.
This workshop is limited to 6 people.

 

 

Jeans Seams Weaving workshop
- 2 hours, $36

 Next workshop scheduled:
None scheduled - let us know if you're interested. 

Learn how to weave with seams and hems from old jeans. No loom required! Two techniques are taught, with participants creating 2 coasters. You can use the techniques to create new fabrics, or use them to mend holes in jeans or other clothing. All materials provided.