AN ADVENTUROUS new project is bringing the opportunity
to learn craft skills to Coronation Square.
Make Do And Trend will be offering four six-week courses
across the year in Hand Sewing, Upcycling, Machine Sewing
and Christmas Gifts. The classes are weekly and held in Create
on the Square, and are taught by crafting expert Trudi Price of
Serging Ahead. In the course of the year, if you take all the
classes, you will learn basic embroidery, refashioning jeans,
pocket making on a machine, and fabric Christmas decorations.
The Make Do And Trend project is a joint venture between
Serging Ahead, Create on the Square and the recycling charity
Vision 21. Groups are limited to 10 people and need to be
booked in advance on 07494 341781. The Hand Sewing course
is already under way on Mondays but places may still be avail-
According to leader Trudi Price, “What I would like to
achieve with the project is teaching people that they are not
just learning one-off crafts but skills that can be expanded on
and used outside of the sessions. Also, in later sessions you can
learn to mend, update and upcycle your clothes to buy less and
Contact the project on 07494 341781 to discuss dates and
times for the forthcoming courses.