Little Hands Design

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening- Coco Chanel

From posts of our weekly designs to our own personal stories, our blog is the hub of everything fashion. Our celebrity style crushes of the week may change from week to week, but our love for all things stitched, sewn, sequinned and studded is un-changing!

Cute, Memorable, and Enjoyed by All

Cute, memorable, and enjoyed by all. These three phrases have often been used to describe one's experience here at Little Hands  by many of those who have stopped by our studio, taken a class with us, or event hosted parties the Little Hands studio. However, these...

Festive Fashion Fun

Festive FASHION FUN at Little Hands Design Courses in December or January 18th-22nd December 2017 Festive Fashion Fun December 2017 Holiday Course 2nd-5th, 8th January 2018 Creative Bang Fashion Fun Festive January Course Ages: 6-8 years and 8-18 years Book Here! Join...

Krafts ‘n Kits Sale … A Success!

What a wonderful weekend it was! This past Sunday Little Hands Design hosted another fundraiser, our  'Krafts n' Kits Affordable Sale' and we were touched by the support we received. Upon walking through the studio doors, you could feel the holiday spirit that...

This Perfect Sunday!

We have mixed feelings about #blackfriday and are very happy to have come up with an alternative! Follow our Sunday trail,   glowing with that 'healthy body - healthy mind' feeling, rediscover the beauty of this picturesque part of London, find many...

Fashion Revolution – The True Cost of Fashion

This term's design competition is all about re-cycling, up-cycling, using waste to design and make beautiful clothes and accessories.  We will be talking about the emotional value as opposed to the money we pay for our clothes and why almost all of us in the western...

Beach and Festival Wear Competition Winners

Find out who the finalists and winners are.... We had a amazing summer, even if the weather wasn't on our side for some of it! Our summer term and holiday courses were full of amazing creative ideas and the students really got on board with our festival and beachwear...

Sustainable Fashion Within a Consumerism Focussed Environment

“Forget retail therapy - at Little Hands Design the clothes you make are so much more personal and really fit than the ones you buy.. This is my new ‘ZEN-time!” A. 17 years Consumerism is widely discussed, especially within the fashion industry. The negative...

How to Tie Dye Festival Style

Our festival and beach theme is up and running at Little Hands Design and we’ve gone tie dye mad! It’s a great way to make a simple project much more interesting! Have a go yourself it’s super easy! You will need: Fabric Elastic Bands Dyes (We used Dylon hand dyes....

Fashion: Vulgar, Empowering, and More

From an early age, women of all backgrounds have heard the same word: no. Don’t say that, it’s crude. Don’t wear that, it’s too revealing. Don’t sit like that, it’s not ladylike. The list goes on. The cycle repeats. In the end, women are left with only one question:...

Atheleisure Competition Winners!

Our sports and atheleisure competition has been a runaway success, quite literally! Our students are now out and about getting active in their very own custom made sportswear! From hoodies to gymnast suits, this term has really captured the imagination of our young...

Lotus Bag

Sew along with one of our 11 year old students and make this handy lotus bag. It is perfect for keeping trinkets or small items safe, it’s versatile and can be made in any thin fabrics, we’ve recycled some jersey offcuts! You will need: 2 squares of fabric (Ours were...

It’s Fashion Revolution Week!

It's Fashion Revolution Week! "Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry." It began in commemoration of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse that happened on 24th April 2013,...

Parenting Trends: How They Shape Our Children and Their Futures

Modern parenting trends have changed the relationship between parents and children. To foster positive child development development, parents should focus on spending quality time with their children. Parenting styles include several different types of relationships...

Festival & Beach Wear Summer Term Theme!!

We LOVE LOVE LOVE the summer! Such a great time to show off your sewing skills with light and airy fabrics, bright colours and patterns, our imaginations run wide! We've come up with the summeriest theme at Little Hands yet. It's Festival and Beachwear!   Come up...

How To Make A Fur & Leather Rucksack

Gorgeous and on trend we've got a great video on how to make this rucksack! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axTuXp5lW6s&w=560&h=315] You can head over to our friends at London Mums to see our the full instructions on how to make this bag too! ...

Join Our Eggsellent Easter Half Term!

Easter Holiday Dates: Mini Holiday 1: 27th – 31st March 1 group of 10 students (5-day week) Half-Term Week 1: 3rd - 7th of April (5-day week) Half-Term Week 2: 10th - 13th April (4-day week) Mini Holiday 2: 18th - 21st April - 1 group of 10 students (4-day week) Class...