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Spring Sewing Class

NEW! Spring term 4 week sewing class in Pitlochry, Highland Perthshire with Ruth Morris of Roobedo. Thursday nights 7-9pm 17th May, 24th, 31st, 7th June 2018 From recycled fabrics learn sewing techniques and tips and go away a more confident sewer with a fantastic bag to boot! This class is run in association with the Pitlochry […]

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Roobedo Recycling workshop

Just ran another fab Roobedo workshop with @Climate_cafe Youth group in Dunkeld. This time I helped them create a collection of dresses from old sheets, curtains and scraps for their grand finale Disco-Catwalk show at Birnam Arts, through exploration of #zerowaste #julianroberts #subtractioncutting. A great night; recycling, re-purposing, re-using, skill building, sewing, teamwork and fun! For more information and […]

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Roobedo Sewing classes in her hometown Pitlochry

Sewing skills and projects with upcycling in mind 6 week course Wednesday nights starting 21st February (£40) Pitlochry High School, East moulin Road, Pitlochry. PH16 5ET   After a lovely block with 10 keen sewers last Nov/Dec, I am continuing with a short course of sewing and skill building, using recycled and old fabrics, including […]

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Sewing with Roobedo this Winter!

Roobedo in association with @pitlochryAEA PITLOCHRY & DISTRICT adult education association Autumn Classes 2017 Sewing skills and projects with re-use and recycle in mind, with Roobedo 6 week course Wednesday nights from 8th November 2017 7.00pm – 9.00pm, Pitlochry High School Cost £40 This will be a relaxed sewing evening hopefully inspiring you to create something […]

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Clothing Swop / Swish at the Taybank in Dunkeld

Friday 8th September, 7-9pm upstairs at the newly refurbished Taybank in Dunkeld, during the week of UNPLUGGED…this is a week of music, talks, workshops etc to celebrate local climate action, inspire and inform more. Bring along your cast-offs and swop for something new-to-you, or I can help you with ideas and techniques to mend it, […]

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Autumn Sewing with Roobedo in the Birnam Arts Centre

This September to December, I am running some new exciting workshops, continuing my journey to help repair, upcycle, re-purpose and recycle textiles. Mon Sep 4th, Birnam Arts Centre, https://www.birnamarts.com/ 7.30pm – 9.30pm, run by Jess Pepper of Climate Cafe, I will be helping with a night of make’n’mend upcycling. Following on from this is a series of […]

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Roobedo back in Edinburgh!

I am so happy to have a few pieces back in Edinburgh’s Concrete Wardrobe http://www.concretewardrobe.com/. This is a beautiful gem of a shop in the capital, nestled at the foot of Broughton Street, full of wonderful handmade products by Scottish based or Scottish trained artists and designer-makers.  Owned and run by James Donald http://www.pickone.co.uk/ and Fiona […]

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Working with Scots-Furion Shepherd Huts, June 2017

This month has seen Roobedo teaming up with exciting new business in Fife, Scots-furion Shepherd Huts, who make bespoke living spaces.  Each and every one of these exquisite Shepherd Huts are handmade and individually finished with love and attention to detail.  To dress the interior, I have created a new collection of soft furnishings such […]

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Film, swap-shop and repair workshop in Pitlochry, 6th May

“It is often much easier to consume what is convenient without thinking too much about the larger impact or consequences of our choices.” (Natalie Chanin, 2013). I have teamed up with Zerowaste Scotland for a FREE afternoon of film, sewing, swopping and chat. We hope to help reduce clothing waste and inspire you to do […]

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