Here’s Where You Can Learn How To Stitch Your Very Own Linen Jumpsuit

Here’s Where You Can Learn How To Stitch Your Very Own Linen Jumpsuit

Time to get savvy with your sewing.

By Sophie Venz | 11th April 2019

Are you over purchasing clothes without knowing how they were made? Do you prefer to shop ethically and friendly, by recycling items and deep-diving in op-shops? Or are you a sewing-savvy styler who only wears your own designs? As long as you’re keen to be a part of the slow fashion revolution, this step-by-step workshops where you can learn how to stitch your very own linen jumpsuit is totally for you!

Hosted by Common Stitch at Biome, Paddington, the workshop will run for four hours on Saturday, April 14th. The class will be led by the local and sustainable design team, who will provide the jumpsuit sewing pattern with instructions, light snacks and refreshments, and stitch-by-stitch guidance on your creation.

 

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The fabric for your linen jumpsuit will be provided by large fashion houses where their leftover fabrics were destined for landfill. By using the pre-loved fabrics for your brand-new jumpsuit, Common Stitch hope to bring awareness to sustainable fashion and help our environment at the same time! The sizes can range from 6 to 20, and your own sewing machine should be brought along with you (or a machine can be hired from Common Stitch for an additional $20!).

There are limited spaces so bookings are essential, which can be made through the website here. All participants are encouraged to have an intermediate sewing ability, and will also receive 10% off in-store purchases on the day.

Event Details:
What: Common Stitch Linen Jumpsuit Workshop
When: Saturday, April 14th | 10am – 2pm
Where: Biome Paddington. 2 Latrobe Terrace, Brisbane.
Cost: $150 per person (includes all materials, fabric and supplies, as well as your handmade jumpsuit to take home!).
Sewing Level: Intermediate

 

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Article by Sophie Venz

Soph is a Gold Coast girl born-and-bred, who thinks there’s always a reason to celebrate… or is just always looking for an excuse to drink champagne. If she’s not lost in a daydream or the latest bestseller crime novel, Soph is planning her next overseas adventure. She believes tea is the cure to everything and that cheese is a suitable meal replacement, and will never go a day without consuming a copious amount of them both.

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