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Please enquire for the next workshop date by emailing:


19.10.21 6pm to 8.30pm Upcycled Hessian Placemat & Coasters

Limited tickets available - £35 per adult and 10% off for children between 12 and 16 years. Please select the date and ticket type from the drop-down menu.


Location: The Clean Kilo, 1 Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B9 4AA (free parking available).


Explore your creative side by learning how to upcycle a hessian coffee bag into a beautiful, boho, painted placemat and coasters! A perfect treat for you or as a handmade gift in time for Christmas!

Your instructor Jeanette (Co-founder of The Clean Kilo and B.A Hons Design graduate) will be teaching you how to make ‘Upcycled Hessian Placemat & Coasters’ in our 2.5hrs workshop.


This workshop is perfect for beginners or basic craft and paint knowledge – suitable for children aged 12 and above (attending with an accompanying adult who will supervise cutting and sewing).


Refreshment and snack included and receive 10% off in-store discount! Feel free to bring extra refreshments to make an evening of it (alcohol permitted)!


To make your upcycled hessian placemat and coasters, we will be covering a range of basic skills/techniques:


* Measuring and drawing

* Pinning and cutting fabric

* Cardboard template design and cutting

* Brush and sponge painting

* Hand sewing

You will be able to take home 1 x 30cm placemat and 2 x 10cm coasters that you will make within the session (depending on ability).


In the workshop you will receive:

* All essential materials - this includes hessian fabric for 1 x placemat and 2 x coasters, a choice of trimming/tassel & black/white paint

* All equipment to use to complete your project

* Design inspiration references

* A step-by-step instruction sheet that you can take home for future reference.

* Small group guided support from start to finish.

* A choice of loose-leaf tea/locally roasted filter coffee/Raspberry lemonade iced tea

* A choice of snack - crisps/ roasted peanuts/ fava beans/ wasabi peas/ Bombay mix/ Japanese crackers

* Exclusive 10% discount on anything bought in store up to £50 on the day.

* A relaxing, creative evening - without the tidy up after!


IMPORTANT - as we are painting, we recommend you bring old clothes and/or an apron to wear.


This workshop can also be purchased as a gift for someone else - just write in the notes section where you would like the ticket to be emailed to.

If you would like to take advantage of our 10% off in store discount, please arrive no more than 30 minutes before your start time. Otherwise please arrive 5 minutes before your session.

To keep everyone safe without affecting your workshop experience, the following safety measures will be in place:

* Face mask to be encouraged whilst moving around the space - your instructor will be wearing a face mask if within 1 metre of you.

* Max 6 to 7 participants

* Sanitising stations on entry and within the space.

* Distanced seating unless you booked together.

* Please do not attend a workshop if you have experienced any symptoms of Covid-19 within 14 days prior to attending, or if have been in contact with anyone else who has had symptoms within the past 14 days.


Checkout online and select 'Workshop E-ticket' for the delivery method and we will send you a payment link to your email. Alternatively, please purchase your e-ticket in store at either our Bournville or Digbeth shop - limited tickets available.


We look forward to seeing you there!




£35.00 Regular Price
£30.00Sale Price
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