Crafts and Wellbeing

Lady Margaret Hall Settlement is offering free well being and crafts session at All Sewn Up

Tutor

Clare Douglas

Dates

Will restart in February 2024

Duration

TBA

Tuition Fee

Free

What you will learn

During the sessions we will also cover a range of mental health wellbeing topics, depending on the interests of the group:

Assertiveness; Finding motivation; How do we Change?; Tips and techniques for relaxation; Journaling and sketch books; Optimism; Friends, family and community; Art and creativity; Managing emotions; Recovering from disappointment; Caring for ourselves; How do we know when we need to get help? Diet, nutrition and mood.

Entry requirements

This is a beginners class suitable for people with limited or no previous experience. Students must be able to understand English.

What you will need

Pen and notebook. A ring binder a4 sized folder to keep sewing samples in and handouts in. The tutor will let you know what equipment you will need to bring for the following lessons.  However, a basic sewing kit would be an advantage for you to invest in pre-course.

FAQ

Can we attend classes online?

Unfortunately, these classes/workshops are set up to be in person practices especially due to the nature of the work which is very physical and hands-on.

Location

All Sewn Up, Unit 1, The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG.
Tel:  020 7840 0216
Email: admin@lmhs.org.uk

Number of Students

7 maximum in a class.

Resources

You will have the use of all equipment in the workroom including: large tables, sewing machines, over-lockers, irons & metal rulers.

Material Costs

After the first lesson you will know what you need to bring with you which will include fabrics and your own basic sewing kit. List available at first session. Some materials can be purchased from the tutor. Price list available in the classroom. Basic Materials are:
-Dressmakers pins
-Seam Unpicker
-Calico Fabric (1-2meters worth)
-Dressmakers chalk markers
-A reel of strong thread (recommended Guitermann)
-Fabric Scissors and Embroidery (small) Scissors

How to Apply

Enrol in person, by post or email admin@lmhs.org.uk
Enrolment form available online or on request (by phone or email).

Apply