Upcycling Fashion Project


20 August - 1 September, 10.00 - 3.00, 13+ years

Ever wanted to be your own boss and run your own shop for the day?

Five fun packed days of creative activity with fashion designers and business experts at The Bowes Museum.
Free to take part, includes lunch and transport (subject to availability).

What’s Happening?

Monday 20 August, 10.00 - 3.00

·         Fashion Design Masterclass

·         See our Catwalking exhibition & meet the Curator

·         Sewing machines – the basics

Tuesday 21 August, 10.00 - 3.00

·         Turn your designs into garments & accessories

·         Intro to pattern cutting

·         Sewing workshop – how to make a tote bag

Wednesday 22 August, 10.00 - 3.00

·         What is a retail space & how to fill it

·         Visit to M&Co

·         Sewing workshop & upcycling

Thursday 23 August, 10.00 - 3.00

·         Retail administration & basic bookkeeping

·         Business roles & looking at your own strengths & skills

·         Sewing workshop & upcycling

Friday 24 August, 10.00 - 3.00

·         Career pathways into fashion & retail

·         Marketing & PR

·         Sewing workshop & upcycling

 

Friday 31 August, 10.00 - 3.00 and evening launch party

·         Shop fitting & window display

·         Launch party for friends & press

Saturday 1 September, 10.00 - 4.00

·         Retail day – selling of upcycled products made by you

 

 

What’s in it for you?

 

·         Meet new friends

·         Free entry to the Museum & its fashion exhibition Catwalking: Fashion Through The Lens of Chris Moore

·         Free lunch

·         Learn new skills

·         Build your confidence

·         Will look great on your CV

·         Free careers advice

·         Fashion hints and tips for budding designers

·         Enjoy other activities at the Museum, such as Jays Animals & health & wellbeing sessions

For more information contact Julia or Matthew or call 01833 694602.

Register Here By 17 August

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