Itching to get your hands on some pins, scissors and measuring tape? Head to Linkle Stitch ‘n Bitch sewing café, located in that bastion of 1980s New York style, Wrangelkiez. Choose from a range of patterns from the likes of Vogue, Knip Mode or October Design and sew a suit or an evening gown with your own two hands. Or, start out simple with a practical throw pillow or laptop Tasche. One day you’ll surprise your Freund with a sexy, handmade cocktail swimming suit.
The staff show novice sewers the threads and help prevent unwanted finger piercings from one of the 10 sewing machines. They offer a variety of courses and drop-in workshops starting at €20, from beginner’s courses for those who can’t tell which is the pointy end of a needle, to advice for experienced tailors. Choose from a selection of fabrics from Hüco Stoffe, Anita Pavani Naturstoffe and Frau Tulfe and satisfy your creative urge with self made clothes – step in line with the local motto: “Be Berlin!”