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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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Happy New Year 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ROOBEDO! Hello, After two weeks holiday the studio was very cold – so much so that I had ice on the inside of my window on Monday! This year, as I enter my 18th year of trading,  I am hoping to continue in my quest for ethical, environmentally friendly and sustainable fabrics […]

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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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Seeds with wings

New print ideas evolving this week, inspired by my walk up the lower slopes of Ben Vrackie, collecting seed heads from thistle, broom and scabious.  Sycamore helicopters were the main focus, and I have developed a rubber stamp to test the print, with the help of Ciara Gibson and her fantastic Make Space evening class, […]

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Embrace Autumn!

It’s always a bit hard to see the nights drawing in, and the trees starting to turn.  But there’s lots to look forward to, and mother nature is there to lift our spirits as fruits ripen, beautiful seed heads emerge and a chill in the air means we can dig out our bobble hats (always […]

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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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