Saturday 17 April 2021, Handstitched Upcycled Clothing, Virtual Workshop with RaasLeela
Saturday 17 April 2021, 11am-5pm GMT
Virtual Workshop, hosted by RaasLeela
RaasLeela follows sustainability as a lifestyle by repairing, conserving, and consuming less and following eco-friendly practices. It is a solution-driven brand. Every design, material, and process is chosen thoughtfully that serves as a purpose rather than making "Just Beautiful" products. RaasLeela focuses on making a difference – in consuming resources, in reviving crafts, in providing inclusive growth to people who are connected with the brand.
Each of their products is completely hand sewn using the age-old technique old hand sewing from Gujarat! Be it pockets, seams, embellishments, buttons, strings, and name labels.
RaasLeela uses raw Kora cotton fabric – process free, bleach-free, and dye-free, as cotton is the most beautiful in its purest and natural form.
They run a zero-waste production unit; a zero waste philosophy and the everlasting sense of style and utility, believing in pre-planning of design and process, so that there is less wastage, to begin with.
The RaasLeela team defines itself as a "happy family”, with a culture of togetherness while they work, eat, exercise, party, or travel. RaasLeela believes working should be an experience to rejoice and not just a means to earn a living.
Outline of the workshop
The workshop will guide you through the art of constructing a garment through hand-stitching. Learning about the techniques of traditional embroidery stitches of Gujarat and how they can be used to create a garment.
The workshop will be orchestrated by one of our artisans 'Jaya Ben' and will be supported by Kalam Jala as a translator.
A materials packs will be sent to participants prior to the workshop.
Materials list (provided)
- A small kit is provided to each of the attendees consisting of:
- A silhouette cutout
- Different coloured threads
- Needle set
- Thread cutter
- Stitch-opener along
- Instruction sheet
Workshop Cancellation Policy
All places reserved on workshops are non refundable, however, if you let us know you are not able to make a workshop you have booked at least two weeks prior to the event, we will re-advertise your place and refund your fee as long as we are able to sell your place and the workshop is fully booked.
If you require additional information about this workshop please contact Catherine Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org.