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Make : Do : Mend - Fashion Revolution Ireland 29.4.18

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The Loft

The Fumbally Stables

Fumbally Lane

8 Dublin 8

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This year marks the 5th anniversary of the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse, which killed innocent factory workers. This man-made disaster sparked a global Fashion Revolution to create change & transform the fashion industry. As part of Fashion Revolution Week in Ireland - SWAPSIES presents: a fun & free upcycling event in the Fumbally Stables. Join us for a Sunday afternoon of sewing - re-making - re-purposing & re-imagining materials to repurpose your clothes & refresh your wardrobe!

  • -MAKE a new reusable bag from your favourite old t-shirt with SWAPSIES & Zaria.

Zaria Jackson founder of The City Seamstress Irish fashion designer, teacher and seamstress. Showing people how to sew, mend and make with an ethical, sustainable ethos.

  • -DO bring your current sewing project along and or learn how to hand sew with Sorcha.

Sorcha is a hand embroiderer and art history enthusiast passionate about making wearable art and keeping ancient craft traditions alive.

  • -MEND your jeans / embellish your Denim wear with Debbie who is one half of Attention Attire

Debbie is a fashion designer, seamstress and upcycler. She believes that we should use what we have and repair the things we love.



This Upcycling event is free to all & runs from 12 - 3pm with special thanks to the Fumbally Stables for providing this beautiful space! Be sure to bring your own reusable cup on the day for tea / coffee, so we can sit & sew & chat over some hot beverages! It's sure to be a super Sunday for all!

No sewing skills required - there is something for everyone! All that you need to bring is yourself and a fabric garment / item that you want to inject a new lease of life into. Donations welcome in lieu of materials :) The Loft is a one of a kind venue, therefore space is limited. We have now reached capacity but email us on: swapsiesdublin@gmail.com if you want to be added to the waitlist for this event on April 29th.

We would like to thank some lovely folk for graciously donating items to our event

PS. If you are spring cleaning your wardrobe this April & want to offload / donate your clothes - Bring them along & Swapsies will take your preloved clothes & find them a new home for free! For more details on Fashion Revolution Week - Find us online on Instagram & Facebook: @FashRevIreland

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What do I need to bring to the event?

Just yourself, your reusable cup and a fabric item that you want to embellish / sew. The possibilities are endless!

Suggestions: Jeans for embellishment | Favourite old jumper / Tshirt to upcycle and or sew :)

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

swapsiesdublin@gmail.com

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The Fumbally Stables

Fumbally Lane

8 Dublin 8

Ireland

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