Upcycle T’s & Totes : Design It Yourself Pop Art Workshop

Toyah Hemmings

5 Apr

Acton Gardens Community Centre

£20 (Concession £10)

Class details

Learn how to upcycle “T’s & Totes” in a fun 2-hour pop art workshop led by Toyah Hemmings. Take inspiration from POP Artists like Andy Warhol and Romero Britto and customise one of your old t-shirts or tote bags.

Tuesday 5 April

2 – 4pm

Venue : Acton Gardens Community Centre, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU

Fees : £20 (Concession £10 : Falcons Pre-Prep Chiswick have kindly made these concession tickets available.)

Do you…

  • ruin a great t-shirt and wonder what to do with it
  • think about recycling it in a fun and fashionable way
  • have a plain t-shirt that you would like to upcycle
  • have a tote bag(s) that you never use
  • hate waste

Now’s the time to dig them out of your wardrobes and bring them to this Design It Yourself Pop Art Workshop. Toyah has devised a workshop which gives us an easy solution. It is fun and suitable for anyone aged eight or older.

In this two hour workshop you learn how to create your own stencil for your design using a cereal box, then paint your design with fluorescent UV fabric paints! You’ll give

  • Your t-shirt and tote bags a new lease of life
  • Learn ways to recycle your wardrobe
  • Have a positive impact on climate change

Ever felt the urge to design it yourself? Now is your chance. Bring your old t-shirts or totes and join Toyah and her helpers for a creative fashion-based workshop. She’ll teach you how to up-cycle using

  • no-cost/low-cost techniques
  • creative skills
  • accessible tools, equipment and resources
  • thriftiness

Toyah encourages individuality and creative flare; promoting confidence, self esteem, self promotion and a sense of pride and achievement, and to utilise waste resources. 

So don’t delay, book your place in our upcycle “T’s & Totes” Design It Yourself workshop.


Old T-shirts

Unused Tote Bags

If you don’t have an old t-shirt to bring, don’t worry, we’ve plenty


Sibling discounts apply for parents booking two or more children on to the workshop

Concession rate applies to anyone in receipt of benefits

Course Details

Acton Gardens Community Centre

Dates: 5 Apr -
Tuesday 2:00 pm
Fees: £20 (Concession £10)

About the tutor

Toyah Hemmings

Toyah Hemmings delivers ” Design-It-Yourself” Upcycle-Fashion Workshops.

She is a self-taught Creative-Fashion Artist and has delivered successful workshops to all age groups since 2008. Her passion is to inspire individuality and creative flair. She teaches us ‘how-to’, using easy-to-follow fun, creative techniques that encourage the reduce/reuse/recycle ethos in our wardrobe! 

We do not need fancy or expensive equipment to create something fabulous!”

Toyah Hemmings


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