Category Archives: Workshops

PROJECTS // Booth Centre Fashion Showcase

Stitched Up have the pleasure of facilitating weekly sewing sessions at the Booth Centre – a day centre for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This amazing place supports adults back into housing and beyond. Sewing is … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – September

    What’s on in September at Stitched Up HQ   This month our Autumn schedule of workshops and courses kicks in BIGTIME! Many are fully booked already, but don’t worry! Many will be repeating over the coming few months … Continue reading

PROJECTS // How to Set up Your Own Repair Café

This summer we ran a project as part of our commitment to growing the Repair Café movement in Greater Manchester. On the 9th June we held the Repair Cafe Roadshow – two workshops held in different venues in Manchester on the … Continue reading

INSPIRATION // International Day of Co-operatives

A film to celebrate co-ops. "Not through competition but co-operation of each, the people's strength." Watch. Enjoy. Share. #coopdifference pic.twitter.com/UvLzDhwWGN — Co-operatives UK (@CooperativesUK) June 26, 2018 Today is International Day of Co-operatives, and also the last day of Co-operatives … Continue reading

HQ // What’s on – July

What’s on in July at Stitched Up HQ   It’s July! Here’s an at-a-glance look at our calendar of events 4th – Learn to Sew Course 7th – Clothes Swap 10th – Garment Making Course 14th Make your own Espadrilles … Continue reading

WORKSHOPS // Start a Repair Café in your neighbourhood!

Have you ever wished there was a Repair Café in your local area? Somewhere you can take broken household items to get help fixing them? Well, why not start one up? We are running two FREE workshops in Manchester to … Continue reading

PROJECTS // DRESS: In 2018 are women still told what to wear?

For the past month we’ve been working with a great bunch of young women from Wythenshawe on the DRESS project. In 1887, the Ancoats Art Museum put their Model Dress on display to the public. Made from silk and placed … Continue reading