THE SEWING ROOMS
3rd May 2016
We teach sewing and upholstery skills as well as wellbeing and mindfulness practices. Our bespoke training programme provides the women with the skills and confidence to gain employment in our manufacturing dept that makes curtains and soft furnishings for IKEA and for private clients. To date we have created 4 part time jobs for women who we have trained. We pay over and above the living wage and its our mission to expand our manufacturing dept to create more employment opportunities for the women we work with
Currently we make curtains for IKEA clients as well as private customers and are developing a new product range to sell on Etsy and squarespace. Profits made from our manufacturing is ploughed back into the social enterprise to train women and
We work with women living in refuge centres, bail hostels and women encountering mental health issues , we teach sewing and upholstery skills, that leads to employment opportunities in our manufacturing dept.