Make do and mend, "reuse, recreate and restyle your wardrobe"

Amanda Sutherland

East of England
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Inspirational entrepreneur
Paid: £50 - £70
19th July 2021
Vintage | Fashion | Sewing | Upcycling

Having received both BTEC and national diploma levels in fashion design and styling, Amanda will show the most fabulous garment recreations that can be achieved from charity shop finds and old keepsakes. with simple yet effective methods. This newest addition to the speakers diary is a fun packed masterclass, demonstrating various ways in adapting everyday clothing ,from worn and badly fitting garments into exciting and unique fashion pieces. Amanda will show examples of clothing hacks which are easy to recreate and a presentation which once again will prove to be an inspirational watch, full of tweaks, surprises and repurposed fashion ideas.

By mixing and matching garments, recycling old clothing and highlighting the trials and tribulations of fashion, these top tips are the perfect resolve in finding flattering styling with eco and recycling elements at the forefront. At the end of the presentation the ever popular gift shop will be open for members to browse the latest collections of Amandas own label, with the opportunity to buy a range of fabric jewellery and eco accessories at a members group discount.

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About Amanda Sutherland

Amanda Sutherland has inspired 100s of groups over the last 5 years with her inspirational success story of a journey though fashion studies, costume design and then onto running a creative accessories empire.

Having assisted on many television, theatre and film productions, Audiences are entertained with amusing and inspirational tales of working in the costume industry, and how through hard work and pure dedication the dream job really can be created.

With a showcase of costume, accessories and an introduction into the wonderful world of eco crafting there really is something for everyone.

We offer 3 presentations, “My creative journey” ,“ Trends of a decade” and "Make do and mend All details on the presentations can be found at :

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