Upcoming Events

Underbust Corset In A Day

Sunday 10 Feb, 2019 at rivers MEET craft cafe in Methley, Leeds

Learn the art of corset making. Find out how easy it can be to construct an underbust corset, using your own cover fabric and optional lining fabric. Strong coutil, spiral bones and channels, busks, eyelets and lacing cord will be provided. Bring your own sewing machine. Please contact rivers MEET to book, using the link above.


Corset with lacing

Customised Tights

at Running With Scissors in Sheffield
Sunday 17th Feb
1:00 – 4:00pm.

Learn the techniques to create embroidered, bejeweled and otherwise blinged-up tights. They can be anything from practical everyday-wear to the most outrageous, showstopping, gossip-inspiring (hard to wear) artworks. You’ll learn techniques that are limited only by your imagination. That and the amount of time you’re prepared to spend on it!


at Running With Scissors in Sheffield
Saturday 23rd March
10:00am – 4:00pm

Or spatterdashes… keep your ankles warm and stylish. Custom pattern drafting is included in the course, plus construction and tips on decoration.

Ukrainian Technique Easter Eggs

at Running With Scissors in Sheffield
Sunday 14th April
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Using a wax-resist technique traditional in Ukraine, make beautiful, richly-coloured blown eggs this Easter.

Textile Taxidermy

at Running With Scissors in Sheffield
Sunday 21st April
10:00am – 4:00pm

Everyone needs a mounted, stuffed bunny head this Easter, n’est-ce pas? Learn how to make one from fabrics and stuffing, plus a few other bits. All materials supplied, or why not bring along some of those scraps of fabric you were wondering what to do with? Picture to follow soon.

Knickers from Recycled T-shirts

at Running With Scissors in Sheffield
Saturday 4th May
10:00am – 4:00pm

Scour the charity shops for t-shirts in amazing prints (and t-shirts in plain colours that match) and learn to recycle them, or anything else made of mostly cotton fine-knit, into women’s pants. Guidance on how to create three different styles, plus tips on adapting and inventing your own. Materials supplied, but bring your own fabric if you find any amazing t-shirts. Photo to follow.