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Design your own garments

Design your own garments

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English and French

About your host

I am a french fashion and textile designer and i moved permanently to Glasgow three years ago. I created two brands in the past designing bespoke ladies garments, nightwear, loungewear and home textiles. Having learnt flat pattern making in Paris as a student in the mid 90's, I used this to create the sewing patterns and stitch the collections myself. I developed my designs for textiles by…
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What we’ll do

In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to design simple and beautiful garments for yourself. Making your own clothes has now become a sustainable way to dress yourself, away from the constant flow of sweatshop garments filling shop's shelves. Why not starting with designing them ! Designing is about feeling fabrics, trimmings and about understanding how they fit and fall on the body…

What else you should know

No prerequisite, you don't need to know designing. Just be curious.

What I’ll provide

Coffee, Juice, Soft drinks, Tea and Water
Soft drinks and light lunch / snacks. Please let us know if you have any allergies.
Creative supplies
Mix and match Love and Jam sewing pattern + different shapes of necklines, sleeves etc. Ready made pattern base Supplies for the mood board and hand stitching

Where you'll be

The experience is indoors and you will be given all the materials needed: fashion prints, paper and glue etc.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Thank you for giving us your usual garment size: Xs, S, M, L, XL, so that we can prepare the right pattern on which you will be working !

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

No prerequisite, you don't need to know designing. Just be curious.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Design your own garments
New experience
From €79/person
New experience
From €79/person