Family Fashion - Upcycle Your Wardrobe (Age 8+) Print this page

Dates: 29/04/23 - 27/05/23
Days: Saturday 09:30 - 11:00
Sessions: 5
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: F60000G16NG
Fees: Standard - £45.00
Concessionary - £31.50

Course Information

Learning Aim: Z0002105

The environmental benefits of upcycling are huge, minimising the volume of discarded materials and waste being sent to landfill each year. This course gives you and your child/ren the skills to upcycle your favourite items in your wardrobe.

Family Learning courses are designed to provide parents, grandparents, carers and their children an opportunity to learn together. 

Purpose of Course 

Repairing an item and giving it a new life is a great skill and a wonderful feeling.

You and your child/ren will create unique items by upcycling your current wardrobe .

On this course you and your child/ren will:

  • Take part in an upcycling class project/s.
  • Learn and perfect hand stitching techniques.
  • Create your own unique embellishments for your project/s.
  • Transform garments

The course will also cover health and safety issues.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Confidence building

Physical Wellbeing

Team building

Design Skills


Eye for Detail

What level is this course & what skills do I need?


No more than two children per adult

Is a course approval interview/assessment required? 


Please click on the link above and register your interest.

A member of the Enquiry Centre team will contact you to enrol and take payment. Places are not always guaranteed.

Additional information

Please bring a t-shirt with you for the first lesson. The tutor will advise you of what you need to bring in for the following sessions. 

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Sutton College offer a variety of Fashion & Textile courses for adults. Please see the website for more details.

We also offer a variety of helpful and supportive Family Learning courses at Sutton College and in partner venues, for parents, carers, and their children. Please see the Family Learning section of the website for further details. 

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact

**Please note: Changes may need to be made to the delivery of this course if Government COVID guidance dictates. For the latest College COVID information please ensure you check our website**

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