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 wxcited for sumemr 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

HQ // What’s On – March

Well, well, well – March already! Here’s what we have on this month: Sat 2nd – Zero to Hero Course Thurs 7th – Upcycling Drop-in Workshop Tues 12th – Learn to Sew Course Sat 16th – Chorlton Repair Cafe Sat … Continue reading

HQ // What’s on – February

Sharpen your sewing skills this month with one of our courses, fix your broken stuff at our Repair Cafe, or help us out on our monthly Volunteer Work Day. There’s more on the website too… View available courses for February … Continue reading

PROJECTS // Creativity for Wellbeing Banner

PROJECTS // Does craft improve your mental health? Do you make things as a form of therapy? Sew for self-care? If so WE NEED YOU! Join in our collaborative banner-making project, celebrating the benefits of creativity for wellbeing. There are … Continue reading

HQ // What’s on – January

We have loads of great events for you this month, including our popular January Clothes Swap and a FREE banner making workshop celebrating the benefits of creativity for wellbeing. There’s more on the website too… View available courses for January … Continue reading

HQ // Happy holidays!

Phew! Another year nearly done. We’re now off for our winter break until Monday 7th January. Thank you for all your support over this past year. It means a huge amount to us. For anyone needing a last-minute pressie, our … Continue reading