Visible Mending – Fix Your Clothes

What’s it all about? 

Do you have a favourite piece of clothing that is looking the worst for wear? In this workshop you will learn how to make the clothes you love last.  You will learn to repair and embellish your clothing making them a delight to wear again.

Stitching is a great life skill which can save you money, save your clothes and reduce your impact on the environment! You will learn some hand stitching techniques that offer lots of creative possibilities for repairing & enhancing your clothes and household textiles.

What will we cover?

We will begin with the mending basics including threads, needles and other tools you can use Learn different ways you can use running stitch and other stitches to make mending easy. And how to repair your clothes to make them last longer. We will then discuss options for the clothes you bring along.  You will then be able to take new skills home to get creative, repairing, applying beautiful stitching and/or patching to your clothes.

The workshop is suitable for both beginners and more experienced stitchers. 

What to bring:

  • Your clothes that have stains, rips or holes that need repairing
  • Feel free to bring any fabric, thread or embellishments you may like to add too
  • And most importantly bring your imagination and enthusiasm!

What is provided:

  • All required materials