New Short Course, Couture Techniques: Embroidery

New Short Course, Couture Techniques: Embroidery

Ever wanted to know how to do some couture hand beading? Some beautiful details on simple garments can make take a garment from ordinary to unique! We are starting a brand new course, Couture Techniques- Embroidery. A great creative short course in London, a great way to end the day! Treat yourself to learn something new… Taught by Gaby who is a graduate from The Royal School of...

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Fashion Design, Illustration & Sketching Returns… with Shilpa :)

Super excited that I will be leading the Fashion Design, Illustration & Sketching Course once again at Little Hands! Ever wanted to know how the fashion houses develop collections? Where do they start? In this course I will be giving you the ‘Industry’ on fashion design, and how you can design your very own collection, textile designs for fabric, or range of illustrations! If you...

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Student Blog: Rosie, Age 17

Student Blog: Rosie, Age 17

I would call myself a Little Hands Pensioner as I have been coming here for more than half my life, from the age of eight. So where to start? I can honestly say that, to this day, the best present I have ever been given is a sewing machine and I think things would be a lot different if my mum hadn’t seen the ad for childrens sewing classes in the local paper. Little Hands has evolved...

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New Course! Learn to Sew: Recycled Design!

New Course! Learn to Sew: Recycled Design!

We have an exciting new ‘LEARN TO SEW’ – Recycled Design course starting in the Summer Term! The course will be led by lovely Jaime Greenly who is a Surface Pattern Design Graduate! Jaime has worked with TRAID as well as lots of other recycled projects too! Here’s a little snippit of what she said about her work at TRAID: “Firstly working with textile recycling...

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Competition! Fabric Design: DIY Couture!

Competition! Fabric Design: DIY Couture!

DIY Couture are calling all dreamers, drawers, designers, explorers, fabric lovers, and fantasists! They want to collaborate with you! We’re always on the look out for projects that keen Little Hands Students can get involved in and have discovered this! It looks really exciting, send us an email if want to enter a design- we can provide some guidance! We’re going to open the studio...

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Look at what we all created together: Craftivist Jigsaw #imapiece unveiling :)

Look at what we all created together: Craftivist Jigsaw #imapiece unveiling :)

By Craftivist Collective March 3, 2013 We did it! With the help of hundreds of craftivistas we created a giant art installation made up of more than 600 stitched jigsaw puzzle pieces which was unveiled at Manchester’s People’s History Museum on Friday 1st March calling for an end to the global food crisis and child malnutrition. It was so big its really hard to even fit all of the jigsaws in one...

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