Stitch Lounge: Sew Good for Fashion Lovers
Ever gone shopping and thought you could create better clothes yourself? Ever wanted to learn a new skill but didn't have the space or the money? Ever wanted to meet new people with similar interests? The Stitch Lounge has the answer.
Edinburgh’s (first ever) pop up ‘Stitch Lounge' will return to Inspace for a second time on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September from 10am - 6pm.
The project is a free event and is part of the "No Concessions" Fashion and Technology season in collaboration with New Media Scotland and host venue Inspace.
Budding machinists will have the chance to begin or develop their sewing skills at an open laboratory with an enormous cutting table and multiple rolls of "white, bright and bold fabrics" ready to be turned into something special. Renowned brand Singer will generously donate 10 machines especially for the event. There is even a lounge filled with beautiful books to spark ideas and give inspiration.
Each day at 4pm, join seamstress Marise Bucukoglu and artist Kristina Johansen over afternoon tea, where they will demonstrate individual sewing techniques.
The Stitch Lounge will also premiere the Stitch Kitchen where delicious culinary delights are beautifully crafted by Ziggy's Really Good Food.
The event will end with a closing party starting at 6pm on Sunday with cocktails, canapés and a catwalk.
Carrie Maginn, Producer of the Stitch Lounge said, "It is a great place for people to come together and find out more about sewing, experiment and make new friends."
Everyone is encouraged to be a part of this free sewing extravaganza. However, the number of weekend passes available for those tailors and tailoresses who would like to showcase their creations on Sunday's catwalk are limited, so act fast and book your place online at http://stitchlounge.eventbrite.com