Creative Embroidery (Victoria Frausin) 4 weeks on Saturday afternoons 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sats 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct.

The course will offer different options to make your old garments beautiful again. Begin learning basic stitches and progress onto more complex ones. Images can be transferred from paper to fabric and old garments will be embroidered and become loved again. Giving a second chance to the clothes that are already in our wardrobe is a very important step in sustainable fashion.

Victoria Frausin is a designer and textile activist from Colombia settled in Lancaster. She is the coordinator of the Sewing Cafe (ethical clothing advocate group) and the Sewing Circle for refugees and asylum seekers. She is also passionate about good food, especially experimenting with vegetarian/vegan options of traditional Colombian recipes. She has a BA in Industrial Design and is qualified in Strategic Design for the Fashion Industry.

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