At the School of Uganglish Make-A-Thon you will get to immerse yourself in a night of UpCycling. Free your imagination to make & create amazing textile gifts with an AfroRetro™ flavour from household waste, unloved clothing and our collection of African Fabric remnants.
Turn food tins into colourful fabric storage containers, Upcycle an unloved T-Shirt into a cool duffle bag, turn up the heat to UpCycle old plastic bags into funky zip purses plus much much more!
At the AfroRetro™ Make-A-Thon you get quality and quantity! Create 4 different UpCycled makes over the evening and as much tea as you can drink! If you want to carry on making then you can buy vouchers for additional make-a-thon challenges.
Make-A-Thon challenges include:
UpCycle an unloved T-Shirt into a cool duffle bag ready for summer
Turn old food tins into a colourful storage containers using African Fabrics
Design a set of 3 personalised greeting cards
Design a set of 5 personalised gift tags
Recycle old plastic bags into a funky zip purse
UpCycle an plastic bag into a cool wallet
An introduction to using a sewing machine
Try some basic stitching on a sewing machine and sew a purse
Try Designing and working with a variety of African Fabrics
All materials and equipment included
Access to expert makers, who'll help you get the most from your making experience