Refashioning Workshops in Perth, WA
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NOTE: If you want to organise a workshop or have a query regarding hosting an event, please contact.

Beginner Sewing Machine Classes - 4-week short course
(Hosted by the City of Canning)

When: 26th May, 2nd, 9nd, 16th June (Saturday) @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Bentley Library, Cnr Hedley Place & Manning Road, Bentley WA 6102

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Details: This is a a 4-week short course, delivered in 2-hour classes, one class per week. Bookings essential

You will learn basic sewing machine techniques, different stitches; about tools, supplies, needles, threads and textile materials. During the course you will complete two projects, transforming men shirts into apron and creating woman's coat from sweatshirts, while learning exciting seams and finishes for clothing and developing a portfolio of samples to use later.

All equipment, including sewing machines, a textbook to take away and most of the materials will be provided for free. More details here​.


Cost: FREE, sponsored by the ​City of Canning

Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, eco fashion designer & clothing upcycler


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Eco Fashion Sewing goes locally in Perth, Western Australia​. Mariana does hands-on sewing machine workshops, talks and presentations including ​​demonstration of finished projects of her own and discussions on ​clothing you bring and want to rework.

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Past Events

When: 23 May 2018, Wednesday @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: The Sound Temple, 100 Marshwood Pl, Sawyers Valley WA 6074 (map)


Details: First of a two-part event which includes a presentation and sewing machine workshop. Part of the Common Threads - Woven Through Community, a month long community engagement project proudly brought to the Perth Hills following on from the world Fashion Revolution week in late April. More details here. Hands-on workshop with limited places available. Bookings essential.


Cost: $60 (bundle with the presentation - $ 70 for both)


Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, clothing upcycler

When: 21 May 2018, ​Monday @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: The Sound Temple, 100 Marshwood Pl, Sawyers Valley WA 6074 (map)


Details: ​First of a two-part event which includes a presentation and sewing machine workshop. Part of the Common Threads - Woven Through Community, a month long community engagement project proudly brought to the Perth Hills following on from the world Fashion Revolution week in late April. More details here. Bookings essential.


Cost: $20 (bundle with the sewing workshop - $70 for both)

​Presenter: Mariana Kirova, ​clothing upcycler

Upcycle Fashion Workshop II (hands-on follow up)
(Hosted by the City of Canning)

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​When: 13 January 2018, Saturday @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

​Where: Riverton Library, 67 Riley Rd (Cnr High Rd), Riverton WA 6148 (map)


​Cost: FREE, sponsored by the ​City of Canning

Description: ​Follow up hands-on workshop. Come along ​to create your own pieces of fashion. Bring clothing to work with and all trims and add-ons you have in mind.


Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, clothing upcycler

Clothing Repair Workshop 
(as part of Eco Fashion Week Australia, EFWA 2017 events)

​When: 26 November 2017, Sunday @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

​Where: Partnering Taylor's Art & Coffee House, 510 Great Northern Hwy, Middle Swan WA 6056 (map)

​Cost: FREE workshop, part of the EFWA 2017 events, delivered ​by Eco Fashion Sewin. Limited to 20 places - registrations required;

​Details: Come to have fun and repair your faves to enjoy and make them wearable again.

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Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, ​clothing upcycler

Upcycle Fashion Workshop 
(Hosted by the City of Canning)

​When: 11 November 2017, Saturday @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

​Where: Riverton Library, 67 Riley Rd (Cnr High Rd), Riverton WA 6148 (map)


​Cost: FREE event, ​sponsored by the ​City of Canning. ​Registrations essential​.

Description: Please bring along a piece of clothing that you'd like to discuss how to upcycle after the initial presentation. The presentation will cover:

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    ​What to consider and ways to refashion
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    ​3 simple steps to start

​Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, clothing upcycler

Upcycle Your Clothes 
(Hosted by the City of Canning)

​When: 7 October 2017, Saturday @ 10:00 am - 12:00 ​pm

​Where: Cannington Library, 233 Sevenoaks Street (Cnr Wharf Street), Cannington WA 6107 (map)


​Cost: FREE event, sponsored by the ​City of Canning. ​Registrations essential.

Description: Come along and learn how to transform your old clothes or thrift shop finds into something new and fashionable. Please bring along a piece of clothing that you'd like to discuss how to upcycle.

Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, ​clothing upcycler

Fashion Upcycling: Hands-on Workshop Series
(Hosted by the City of Fremantle)

​When: Postponed for 6 September, 13, 20 and 27 Sep 2017 (4 Wednesdays) @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

​Where: The Meeting Place, 245 South Terrace, South Fremantle WA 6162 (map)

​Cost: FREE workshops, sponsored by the ​City of Fremantle. ​Registrations essential.

Description: This workshop series are designed for young people aged 15-25; find more on Fremantle Story website. If you are over the age group yet interested in participating, please send me a message through the contact page.

Facilitator: Mariana Kirova, ​clothing upcycler

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Refashioning Your Clothing
(Hosted by the City of Bayswater)

​When: 17 August 2017, Thursday @ ​2pm - 3.30pm


​Where: Morley Public Library, 240 Walter Rd W, Morley WA 6062 (map)


Details: FREE talk/workshop, sponsored by the ​City of Bayswater. Bookings ​essential.


Presenter: Mariana Kirova, clothing upcycler

NOTE: If you want to organise a workshop or have a query regarding hosting an event, please contact.

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