What we're about

Hi, dear Fair Fashion Friends!

Welcome to our community in Berlin, Germany!

Are you a wearer, DIY creator, designer, producer, promoter of fair fashion or you're simply interested in the topic?

Join us to find out and share news, inspiration, events from the (fair) fashion scene in Berlin and all around the world.

Don't hesitate to introduce yourself, ask questions, suggest topics, start a debate, or share your knowledge!

We are always interested in improving ourselves and we love to meet new friends and learn new things together.

The group is organized by Wieder & Wider, a project for sustainable fashion, with weekly beginners sewing classes in our creative space in Berlin Mitte. More info about the project here: http://www.wiederundwider.com

Upcoming events (5+)

START MAKING YOUR OWN ACCESSORIES

Friedrichstraße 23

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. The price for this class is €55 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included). PARTICIPATION ONLY THROUGH PRIOR RESERVATION AT wiederundwider [at] gmail.com More info here: https://wiederundwider.com/portfolio/accessories-beginners-sewing-class/

FABRICS & SEWING BASICS

Friedrichstraße 23

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). PARTICIPATION ONLY THROUGH PRIOR RESERVATION AT wiederundwider [at] gmail.com More info on our website: wiederundwider.com/portfolio/introduction-to-fabrics-and-sewing/

START MAKING YOUR OWN KIMONO

Reinhardtstraße 29C

Get familiar with basic pattern work notions and sewing techniques, by creating a unisex, size-flexible kimono (you can choose to personalize your kimono into a blazer, a blouse or a kimono-dress). At the end of this class you will have an item created entirely by you and the sewing knowledge to recreate at home both the pattern and the finished garment in any size and length you want. The price for this class is €85 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included). Bring a friend and you get 10% off. PARTICIPATION ONLY THROUGH PRIOR RESERVATION AT wiederundwider [at] gmail.com More info on our website: https://wiederundwider.com/portfolio/upcycling-kimono-blouse-beginners-sewing-class/

START MAKING YOUR OWN DRESS

Reinhardtstraße 29C

Understand the configuration of the body and how it translates into patterns, by creating a fitted or A-line dress using commercial patterns. In this class you will learn important sewing techniques (working with patterns, attaching sleeves, finishing necklines). At the end of this class you will have a dress, created entirely by you and the ability to replicate it by yourself, at home. The price for this class is €85 (sewing machine, tools and snacks included). Bring a friend and both of you get 10% off. PARTICIPATION ONLY THROUGH PRIOR RESERVATION AT wiederundwider [at] gmail.com More info on our website: https://wiederundwider.com/portfolio/dress-beginners-sewing-class/

Past events (220)

START MAKING YOUR OWN SKIRT

Reinhardtstraße 29C

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