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Tue, 30 Jul


Canons House

Making a Bucket Hat from Scraps

Beautiful fabric scraps can be given a new life, just in time for the heat of the summer! ☀️ Join us at the Preloved Studio in Mitcham to reduce textiles waste, grow your sewing skills, and make your very own bucket hat.

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Making a Bucket Hat from Scraps
Making a Bucket Hat from Scraps

Time & Location

30 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 15:00

Canons House, 19 Madeira Rd, Mitcham CR4 4HD, UK


About the event

Join us at the Preloved Studio for our free workshop on creating a bucket hat from studio fabric scraps to reduce textiles waste!

In this workshop you'll learn:

  • how to make a piece of fabric from scraps
  • how to cut and prepare pieces using a paper pattern
  • how to assemble and sew the hat on a domestic sewing machine

Workshop skill level: Intermediate ( a confident user of sewing machines and able to work independently)

Meet your workshop facilitator: Fiona Graham

Fiona has many years’ experience in the clothing and home textiles industry and has a lifelong love of sewing and making things. She worked in manufacturing, and in product development for major high street fashion retailers. She has a wide knowledge of all garment types and sewing techniques to share!

Important Information for Workshop Attendees:

This event is for adults only (18+). Sadly, we do not have the facilities to accommodate children during the sessions.

This workshop is suitable for intermediate sewists with experience using  a sewing machine.

This is a full day workshop, with a break for lunch. Feel free to bring a packed lunch, alternatively there is a cafe on site.

If you register for this workshop, but can no longer make it, please let us know as soon as possible. Spaces are limited.

Sewing tools and equipment are provided by the Preloved Studio during the sessions.

All (preloved) materials will be provided.

To get to the Preloved Studio, head to Canons House and ring the buzzer at the main entrance. There is free parking at Canons House grounds.

The Preloved Studio is made possible with the support of Canons House and Grounds and the London Borough of Merton.

If you would like to donate to support our future community workshops - click here to contribute. 

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