PROJECTS // Bee Well Crafternoons are BACK!

We’re delighted to announce that our Bee Well Crafternoons Courses are back for another round, thanks to the Manchester Wellbeing Fund. https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/media/video/versions/vid68djmhq2n7972.mp4 The 10-week course is for adults facing mental health challenges, and is a participant-led course focusing on creativity … Continue reading

DIY // Shop Your Stash Challenge

If you’re a sewist and you use Instagram, you’ll know the #MakeNine Challenge (@makeninechallenge) hosted by Rochelle of @homerowfiberco. ((If you don’t, where have you been?? Go and check it out immediately!)) The idea of #MakeNine is to sit down … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – January

For all workshop and event details, visit our website.

DIY // XMAS JUMPER

Why buy a Christmas jumper when you can repurpose one you already own? Here’s how we made ours: INGREDIENTS // Pieces of coloured felt Chalk or disappering pen Bobbles and sequin trim Safety pins Your favourite jumper Sewing thread and … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – December

Here’s what we have for you this month! More about these events and others on the website.

EVENTS // Clothes Swap FAQs

Clothes Swaps are a great way to refresh your wardrobe without buying new. In our opinion, swapping beats shopping any day – and here’s why. Cause we love ’em so much, we’ve been running Clothes Swaps regularly in Manchester for … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – October

Here’s what we have lined up for you this month at Stitched Up HQ! More details about these and all our workshops & events on the website here >>

PROJECTS // Listen Up – a project wth the Booth Centre

Last week saw the culmination of a project we’ve been working on with artists at the Booth Centre since January. The Booth Centre is a day centre providing support and activities to adults who are homeless or at risk of … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – September

Here’s what we’ve got for you this month at Stitched Up HQ! Our Clothes Swap is moving to a new, bigger venue and our popular Zero to Hero course is back for the Autumn term! More on the website >>

INSPIRATION // Greater Manchester’s textile & garment industry

Homeworkers Worldwide have this month published a study on the textile and garment manufacturing sector in Greater Manchester. They have compiled a list of 180 manufacturing sites across the region, and interviewed workers and factory managers. Their research found routine … Continue reading