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Upcycling in W12 with Petit Miracles – An inspired Mother’s day present – Guest Blog

In the days before the word upcycling had been dreamt of, I was hard at work with a paintbrush, slapping the wrong paint onto unprepared surfaces, covering walls and furniture with wonkily aligned stencilling and generally making everyone wish I’d just left things alone.

This is what my son Ben was channelling when he booked me into an upcycling workshop. He got the idea past my creative sensitivities by saying it was a belated Mother’s Day treat.

Arriving for the workshop

And so we turned up for one of the Saturday workshops at the Petit Miracles hub in Shepherds Bush’s W12 Shopping Centre. Our little group had grown to four with daughter Georgina and Ben’s girlfriend Kirsty, also keen to release their hidden upcycler.  Read more

Upcoming events at Petit Miracles

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Event name Business Name Date Time Book
Furniture upcycling workshop

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Petit Miracle Interiors 1st & 2nd Saturday of each month 1 pm -4pm Tickets

Upcoming events at Petit Miracles

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CharityMeetup

Make Thrift London sewing workshops

Charity Meetup

Networking event designed for people who work or want to work in the not for profit sector.

Share ideas, get involved with activities and listen to an insightful talk from LID author Simon Tyler.

Weds 9 Sept 17:30 – 21:00

(arrive anytime)

Book online

Make Thrift London

Ready to Sew

Beginner’s Sewing Workshop (full day)

Sat 22 Aug 11:00 AM

Follow a Pattern

Make a Circle Skirt (includes Goldhawk Rd tour) Sat 29 Aug 9:00 AM

Book your ticket

GamePad Veronica Rowlands

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Get ready for real life social gaming with GamePad!, bringing together great games, music, fashion and tasty treats for a fun day out in London!

This is one for the gamers, cosplayers and anyone who enjoys their events served with a helping of J-Culture.

Saturday 17 Oct 2pm

Book tickets

Artist launch party

Veronica Rowlands our artist in residence is launching her product line.

This will be a gathering to view the artworks and products.

Free drinks provided.

Fri 18 Sept 18:30 to 21:30

(arrive anytime)

Book online

Upcycling Workshop Coffee with a copper

Furniture Upcycling Workshops

Every 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month we hold training sessions in our workshop so that you can learn how to transform a chair in an afternoon.

Sat 5 / Sat 12 Sept 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 3 / Sat 10 Oct 13:00 – 16:00

Book your ticket

Coffee with a copper

Come and have a Free cuppa with your local Dedicated Ward Officer.

This is an informal drop in session where residents can sit down with their local officer, ask questions and find out about crime in the area and get crime prevention advice.

Fri 28 Aug 12-1pm

Tue 29 Sept 12-3pm

Fri 30 Oct 12-1pm

Fri 27 Nov 3-4pm

Sat 19 Dec 12-2pm