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

Dates: 27/04/24 - 25/05/24
Days: Saturday 09:30 - 11:30
Sessions: 5
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: F60000H16NG
Fees: Standard - £45.00
Concessionary - £31.50

Course Information

Learning Aim: Z0060044

General Information

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.

What will I learn on this 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 buildingDesign Skills

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Do I need any skills for this course?


No more than two children per adult

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.

To enrol please complete this Enrolment form and someone from our enrolment team will contact you to take payment if applicable.

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. 

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