Sustainable Fashion Workshop April-May 2023

Sustainable Fashion Design Workshop

With Designer Laura Basevi

When: Saturday 22nd April – 3rd June 2023 (Excluding 6th May- Coronation day) 6 week course

Time: 09:30 – 12:30

Where: Studio 1, 1st Floor, 20 Poole Hill, Bournemouth, BH2 5PS (The Triangle, Bournemouth town centre)

Aimed at budding fashion designers this 6 week course will introduce students to sustainable fashion, teaching them sewing techniques enabling them to create their own garment from preloved textiles.

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the impact fast fashion has on the planet and look at designers using sustainable techniques
  • Learn how to use a domestic sewing machine
  • Practise draping on the stand, cutting and pinning
  • Demonstration of professional finishing techniques
  • Introduction to various garment openings and fastenings
  • Practice embellishment techniques
  • Students will come away with a wearable garment constructed from preloved textiles




Laura has over 20 years experience working in the fashion industry and runs an award winning sustainable fashion label based in Bournemouth.


Cost: £150 for 6 sessions

  • All sewing equipment and materials are included (Students are welcome to bring their own machine if they prefer).
  • Maximum 6 students per session
  • Textiles will be provided but students can bring their own if they wish
  • Minimum age 12 years
For more information contact Laura 07747563813 or

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