Creative Minds Organisation is a not-for-profit organisation in the city of Hull, that uses creative art and skills like sewing and handmade crafts to create employment, share skills, life experiences, companionship, healthy relationships and cultural well-being, improving the quality of life for people in the community.
Creative Minds strives to be a centre of excellence for learning and development of skills in sewing and handmade crafts within the fashion/design industry by providing training, workshops, mentor-ship for support and providing employable skills.
The organisation was launched in 2016 by a dedicated team of teachers, a fashion designer, artist, experts working with vulnerable adults and children; each with a unique visual culture. We help to equip people with the confidence to apply for jobs and also gain industry experience that may be prerequisite for a particular job. The organisation hire a large and well-equipped sewing and design studio at Spring Bank, Hull where their registered office is for training and workshops.
The classes and training are free for those who are eligible. We offer opportunities mainly to the unemployed and disadvantaged people to build their skills and confidence, so that they can get back into education or employment. We embed functional skills in sewing, textile, traditional art, accessories, bag making and up-cycling.