Little Hands Design

Little Hands Design

Description

Develop your own style, experiment with different materials, design with or without dressmaking patterns and master the sewing machine! We offer hands-on fun with fashion for everyone from 8-88 years!You don't have to know how to thread a needle - we teach great creative skills for all levels from absolute beginner to advanced.Are you looking for creative ideas for a birthday party or a ‘design and technology’ project at school or for an imaginative hobby to develop and share in one of our regular courses?We are based in North West London (Hampstead & Highgate) and offer: * school projects * after-school clubs * Saturday and holiday courses for kids * day-time and evening courses for adults * private tuition is also available

Top courses

May Half Term 2020 Sustainable Fashion Camp 8-18yrs - Online course
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • Online
  • Intermediate
  • 1 Week

...We are working with industry waste materials such as fabrics, trimmings, leather etc. mainly donated to our charity by leading fashion houses such as Ted Baker... Learn about: Hand sewing, Fashion Accessories, Fashion Textile... More


£ 200
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16th-20th December holiday 2019 Sustainable Fashion Camp (8-18yrs) course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Short course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 5 Days

...the impact of fashion on the environment. Suitable for all levels expect to use the sewing machine, hand-sewing, taking apart garments to create new garments... Learn about: Problem Solving, Sustainable thinking, Fine Motor Skills... More


£ 250
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Adult Day and evening classes Spring term 2020 course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 2h - 12 Weeks

...items to work on. PLEASE ALSO SEND IN CLOTHES/ACCESSORIES/fabrics TO DONATE so we can swap and use them for our teaching! we will supply intensive tuition... More


£ 198
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Sustainable Fashion Clubs/Spring after-school and Saturdays TERM TIME 2020 course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 2h - 12 Weeks

...with their kindly donated industry waste materials of highest quality. We will dive into the world of mending, altering and thrifting, learn about the life cycle of clothes... Learn about: Practical skills... More


£ 198
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Little Hands Design Green Stitch Social Club course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Short course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 1h

...All materials are donations that would have ended up in landfill. All skill levels welcome | 1 hour evening session with a half hour social Book 10 sessions for £5 each|... Learn about: Remove single use plastic... More


£ 10
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Adult Day and evening classes Summer term course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 2h - 12 Weeks

...These practical, hands-on, fun-packed sessions will teach you how to develop your own unique dress sense and how to design and make clothes and accessories... Learn about: Sewing machine, Pattern cutting, Basic sewing... More


£ 198
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Sustainable Fashion Clubs/Summer after-school and Saturdays TERM TIME course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 2h - 12 Weeks

...Priority is given to pupils wishing to complete their Duke of Edinburgh ‘skills’ (from age 12+ yrs) who can then also continue to join us for their ‘volunteering’... Learn about: Climate Change, Pattern cutting... More


£ 198
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Easter Holiday 2020 Sustainable Fashion Camp (8-18yrs) course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 6h - 4 Days

...altering and thrifting, learn about the life cycle of clothes, become socially conscious influencers and find out about new technologies aimed at reducing... Learn about: Fashion Textile, Climate Change, Hand sweing... More


£ 200
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Sustainable Fashion Clubs/Autumn after-school and Saturdays TERM TIME 2020 course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 2h - 12 Weeks

...sustainable and ethical way learn how to buy, design, make, alter, look after and dispose of your fashion items in a conscious way how to use the sewing... Learn about: Sustainable thinking, Fashion Textile, Textile Design... More


£ 198
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October Half term 2020 Sustainable Fashion Camp (8-18yrs) course in London
Little Hands Design
  • Course
  • London
  • Beginner
  • 7h - 5 Days

...We are flexibly set up to teach in person with social distancing and online. Following Government and London School of Mosaic’s guidelines. This course... Learn about: Sustainable Fashion, Little Hands Design, Quality Training... More


£ 201-500
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Teachers and trainers (6)

Astrid Jacoby
Astrid Jacoby
Teacher

Gaby kennedy
Gaby kennedy
Teacher

Gaby graduated from The Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace in 2012 with a degree from the University for Creative Arts in Technical Hand Embroidery. Gaby learned a wide variety of traditional embroidery techniques including stumpwork, goldwork, silk shading and whitework to the highest level. She completed a millinery course with the London College of Fashion and is a hat maker too. She was lucky to be one of the embroiderers to work on the Royal Wedding dress and her embroidered hats were shown at the Knitting and Stitching show in London in 2012.

Georgie Rees
Georgie Rees
Fashion Designer and Pattern Cutter

Jaime  Greenly
Jaime Greenly
teacher

Shilpa Bilimoria
Shilpa Bilimoria
Designer and Founder of Label House of Bilimoria. Little Hands Teacher

Tracey Mee
Tracey Mee
Teacher

Areas of specialisation

Our modules on pattern making, textile design, jewellery or accessory making, fashion history and more are filled with exciting projects for all dexterity levels.Get a little taste and try out one of our craft and sewing kits which come complete with fabrics, instructions and patterns and are all tried and tested by our students!Maybe you like designing but have not got the time to put your ideas into reality? Treat yourself or someone special to a made-to-order leather handbag or let your child design her own clothes and turn heads with a truly individual style!