Handmade Workshop is an open session of sewing mending and meeting other people with an interest in making things from fabric. Come along to the Warehouse to get to know the fabric workshop and be introduced to the different sewing machines. This is a chance to learn the basics and have a go.

There are friendly space in Barking & and Martins Corner, where a group of people are ready to share their skills on sewing and making techniques. Don’t miss the two sessions we have planned. This group of locals will be on hand to encourage you and pass on the sewing skills they have learned!

116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

Intro To Sewing

Thursday 7 November | 6.00 - 8.00pm

Meet local residents Coby, Georgia and Laura who are skilled in sewing and want to share their sewing, mending and making techniques with you. Come along for a chilled out evening, where you will learn how to use sewing machines while sharing useful tips.


Would you like to learn how to sew and be able to give old clothes a new lease of life? Would you like to have a go on different sewing machines with a variety of materials?


Getting to know the Sewing Machine

Thursday 5 December | 6.00 - 8.00pm

Join resident Dana, who recently started learning how to sew and Georgia who has has been sewing for longer, in this session where they will be sharing their skills with you. Come along for a chilled out evening and learn the basics of using sewing machines.