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Create! Sewing Skills 13 - 15 years

  • What:
    Young People's Events
  • When:
  • Where:
    Art Studio, Sackler Centre

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Examining various construction and surface decoration techniques from the V&A’s collections with designer-maker Elizabeth Oniri, you will gain an overview of the importance of sewing in fashion.

Learn machine and hand sewing skills, and create a fabric portfolio of samples showing surface decorations techniques such as appliqué, hand and machine embroidery, and couching. Find out how to sew in a zip, make a seam, and use simple gathering and piping techniques.



13 – 15 years

No previous experience is needed.
There is only a 30 minute lunch break, so it is advisable to bring a packed lunch.

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