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The Shirt dress workshop poster


Roobedo workshops are designed to be fun and carefully structured for beginners as well as established sewers.   The focus is on developing sewing skills and techniques to create constructed textiles, such as bags, purses, skirts, trousers, PJ’s, shirt dresses, duvet dresses, hand warmers and re-useable packaging solutions to name a few! Over the years, Ruth […]

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Beyond the Bothy

POP UP SHOP as part of PERTHSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS 2018 1 – 9 Sept, 23 Atholl Road, Pitlochry. PH16 5BX Daily 10-4pm, except Sundays 11-4pm   One bitterly cold Saturday morning in February, over coffee, five Highland Perthshire artists hatched a plan to form the ‘Beyond the Bothy’ collective – with their first event being […]

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Just making final preparations for CLOTH next weekend 18/19th Aug at Dovecot – very excited to be invited to take part in this new show curated by James Donald of PickOne in my old hometown of Edinburgh! Pop in and say hello if you’re passing – I’ll have organic denim skirts, organic cotton printed tops, cord pocket dresses and lots of Harris tweed […]

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PITLOCHRY ARTWALK 2018, 9-16 June 2018

I have had a great time making new work for this event.  Using old PVC banners, I have made a set of messenger bags and triangle pouches as well as upcycling old tees purchased from thrift shops with screen printed designs.  Designs are derived from my drawings from photographs and hand screen printed here in […]

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Sewing workshops Spring/Summer Term 2018

Workshops, day and evening classes popping up all over the place with Roobedo! Join me for an uplifting, upcycling sewing class in one of the following fantastic venues. Sewing classes this Spring with Roobedo Saturday 26th May, Pitlochry ‘Print and sew all day’ 10am – 4pm with Pitlochry & District AEA, 23 Atholl Road in […]

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Make a shirt-dress with Roobedo

Monday evenings 7.30-9.30pm Birnam Arts Centre, Dunkeld 23rd April – 28th May £50 The Climate Cafe in Birnam has asked me to run another class! This time I have designed a 6 week course to take you through the steps to make your very own shirt dress. Learn how to adapt a shirt dress pattern […]

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Catwalk Show

Roobedo will feature in the CATWALK FINALE SHOW as part of Dundee Fashion Week 13th May 2018, 17:00 Caird Hall, Dundee. I’m very excited to be showing a small selection of work in Dundee, the city where I grew up! Using Scottish tweeds, organic denims, corduroy and jersey the collection will include coats, jackets, trousers, dresses, […]

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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 Upcycled triangle purses

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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