Wieder & Wider

Wieder & Wider (Again & Against) is a project looking for sustainable approaches to fashion through creative use and reuse of resources. They offer weekly sewing classes in English that teach you to create your own sustainable wardrobe. You learn to create from scratch, new, timeless pieces, to repair and restyle the clothes that lay untouched in your closet or to upcycle what you no longer use into cool bags and accessories. You can book your class by emailing, all classes can be viewed here.

Introduction to Fabrics & Sewing

This introductory class is the foundation you need in order to start making your own clothes and accessories. Learn about fabrics and their properties, how to take correct body measurements, understand the sewing machine and all its functions and practice the most used types of stitches. The price for this class is €45 (sewing machine, tools and fabrics are included) / more info & book

Accessories & Upcycling

Learn a set of useful basic sewing techniques by developing two simple and chic accessories: a zipper pouch and a bag which we can personalize for different uses: as make-up pouch, as fanny pack, as party clutch, as oversized day to day bag, or as backpack. All by creatively transforming the clothes and household fabrics that you don’t use anymore. €50 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included. €10 extra for fabrics / more info & book

Make Your Own Skirt (new or upcycled)

Get familiar with basic clothes making and fitting techniques, by creating a flattering item: an all-time A-line skirt tailored to your body (you can choose to create a new skirt or to upcycle an existing skirt/dress). €70 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included. €10 extra for fabrics) / more info & book

Learn to Sew a Kimono

Get familiar with basic pattern work notions and sewing techniques, by creating a unisex, size-flexible kimono blouse (you can choose to personalize your kimono into a blazer, a blouse or a kimono-dress). €70 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included. €10 extra for fabrics) / more info & book

Make Your Own Pants (new or upcycled)

Understand pants construction and patterns in relationship to the body, by creating a simple pair of pants (you can choose to create a pair of lounge, casual pants, a pair of pajama pants or a set of shorts). €80 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included. €10 extra for fabrics) / info & book

Make Your Own Dress (new or upcycled)

Understand the configuration of the body and how it translates into patterns, by creating a fitted or A-line dress using commercial patterns. (you can choose to create a new dress or to upcycle several clothes into an overall dress). €80 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included. €10 extra for fabrics) / info & book

PRICES

Introduction to Fabric & Sewing…………………………45 EUR 
Accesories & Upcycling…………………………………..50 EUR + 10 EUR Fabrics 
Skirt Class………………………………………………….70 EUR + 10 EUR Fabrics 
Kimono Class………………………………………………70 EUR + 10 EUR Fabrics 
Dress Class………………………………………………...85 EUR + 10 EUR Fabrics 
Pants Class…………………………………………………85 EUR + 10 EUR Fabrics