Get inspired, get creative & get beading!

Led by experienced African jewellery designer Bilikis, you'll learn all the techniques and tips you need to craft your own set of gorgeous statement beaded earrings.

Saturday 15 October, 10am - 12pm
188 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

In this class, you will learn how to make a pair of statement beaded earrings and take home your unique creation!

This workshop is offered by social enterprise fashion label The Social Outfit as part of the Australian Design Centre's Craft Week 2022 it will be taught Bilikis Gbadamosi, founder of African Jewellery label Billiano Designs. The Social Outfit is a proud stockist of Billiano Designs - with their bold colours and intricate designs Bili's earrings have been customer favourites for many years.

All materials for the class will be provided, just bring yourself!

Learn the ins and outs of embroidery.

Led by master embroiderers Mary Brown and Carolyn Pearce, you'll learn the techniques you need to bring your ideas to life!

Saturday 15 October, 2pm - 4pm
188 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

In this class, you will learn a variety of embroidery stitches that will get you started on your embroidery journey!

This workshop is offered by The Social Outfit as part of the Australian Design Centre's Craft Week 2022 it will be taught by Master Embroiderer's Mary Brown and Carolyn Pearce. The Social Outfit collaborated with Mary and Carolyn for our "Earn and Learn" One-of-A-Kind Jacket Project, earlier this year.

All materials for the class will be provided, just bring yourself!

Hear from the industry's leading changemakers.

Come visit The Social Outfit's new workroom for a tour and a panel discussion about the future of garment and textile production and how the industry's changemakers are crafting a new vision of fashion through production models that are more sustainable, ethical and actively conscious.

Thursday 27th October, 6pm - 8pm
65 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

This panel focuses on exploring the future we want to create for the textile industry here in Australia. Hear from local designers, researchers, and industry experts who are leading the garment & textiles industry in a new direction that places people and the environment at the forefront through the use of circular interventions, social inclusive employment models, material preservation and changing the culture of how we value our clothing.

Guests will have the opportunity to engage with the panel in a concluding Q&A session.


Joucelen Gabriel, Production Manager at The Social Outfit

Zoltan Csaki, Founder of Citizen Wolf

Alison Gwilt, UNSW Textiles and Design

Nina Gbor, Founder of Eco Styles, Stylist


Amy Low, Brand and Marketing Director of Piping Hot