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FREE Sewing Workshop for ages 9 - 13 who receive free school meals

Updated: Dec 5, 2022

We’re beyond delighted to run this workshop thanks to Nicky and Niamh @young_kandc and the Department for Education and it runs for 4 days just before Christmas.

Mon, 19 Dec '22 11am – 3pm GMT

Tue, 20 Dec '22 11am – 3pm GMT

Wed, 21 Dec '22 11am – 3pm GMT

Thu, 22 Dec '22 11am – 3pm GMT


Learn how to sew your own fashionable yet practical cargo trousers or skirt! Choose from a gorgeous range of sustainably sourced and deadstock designer woven fabrics.

Customise the fit to your taste and body. Will it be high-waisted? Or wide-legged? How many pockets will you add? Will you have a maxi or mini skirt?

This is a beginner-friendly workshop, no prior use of a sewing machine is necessary. You will have a sewing induction at the beginning of the course.

Details of free meal provided: A nutritious early lunch will be provided by a local supplier.

Venue name and address: The Fashion School , First Floor Rear, 6 Burnsall Street, SW3 3ST

Nearest bus stop: Chelsea Old Town Hall (Stops KC and KL) Markham Street (Stop KN)

Nearest tube stop: South Kensington or Sloane Square

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 020 7352 4256

*Cost for non-Free School Meals Children and Young People: £380

PLEASE NOTE: This project is part of the Holiday Activities & Food (HAF) Programme, for young people in RBKC who are eligible for Free School Meals. The free spaces are for students of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London only who are HAF eligible, which means they are children who have benefits related free school meals. Your eligibility will be checked prior to the workshop.


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