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

HQ // What’s On – August

Here’s what we have for you in the (hopefully!) sunny month of August… Sun 4th: Wardrobe Surgery Drop-in at Niamoz Bazaar Tues 6th: Garment Making Course (4-weeks) Weds 14th: Learn to Sew Course (3 weeks) – SOLD OUT Book the … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – July

Here’s what we’ve got for you this month at Stitched Up HQ This Saturday is our ever popular Yard Sale – our one-day only a sale of reclaimed textiles – everything at the BARGAIN price of £1 per metre or … Continue reading

DIY // How to Run a Clothes Swap

What is a clothes swap? Clothes Swaps (also called clothes swap parties, clothes exchanges, swishes and swishing parties, among other things) are a brilliant way to refresh your wardrobe without going shopping. The idea is that people get together on … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – June

We’re so excited for summer and all that it brings! Here’s what we have happening at our HQ in June. Details on these events and more can be found on our website here. Stitched Up x

EVENTS // Free Clothes Swap & Wardrobe Surgery this Sunday!

We’re super excited to be bringing a big ol’ dose of sustainable fashion to The Refuge Bank Holiday Weekender this Sunday! 💚♻️👚👖♻️💚 As part of a jam-packed weekend of events, we are hosting a FREE clothes swap and wardrobe surgery … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – May

It’s May! We’re so excited for everything that this month brings. Roll on summer! Here’s what we have on at Stitched Up this month: Weds 8th – Garment Making Course Thurs 9th – Pass Your Sewing Mchine Driving Test Workshop … Continue reading

DIY // Upcycled T-Shirt Undies!

Here’s a great poject for all those holey t-shirts that are beyond repair… Upcycled Undies! For these ones we’ve used some jersey garments that have lived a long life but are no longer useful in their current form – worn … Continue reading