Mending Level 1 (Beginner) Workshop - September 4 2023
Come and Learn With Us on Monday, Sept 4 2023 from 1 pm to 4 pm.
Do you have beloved clothing items with small tears or worn-out seams? Don't let them go to waste! Join our "Mending Level 1 (Beginner) - Knits and Wovens" workshop and learn how to mend and revive your favorite garments sustainably. This is a structured, technique based overview workshop that covers all Mending Mondaytopics
Workshop Overview: In this 3-hour hands-on workshop, we will introduce you to the art of mending knitted and woven fabrics. Designed specifically for beginners, this session will empower you with essential skills to repair and extend the life of your clothing, all while reducing textile waste.
What You'll Learn:
- Understanding the differences between knit and woven fabrics and their mending requirements.
- Basic tools and materials needed for fabric repair, including needles and thread.
- Demonstrations of mending small holes, tears, and seams in knitted and woven garments.
- Tips for choosing the right mending techniques based on fabric type and damage severity.
- Introduction to darning techniques for repairing knitwear and woven fabrics.
Projects Included: Throughout the workshop, you will work on a variety of mending projects, each tailored to the specific challenges of knits and wovens. From patching small holes to fixing ripped seams, you'll gain practical experience in bringing your clothes back to life.
Materials Provided: We will supply all the necessary mending materials, such as sewing needles, threads, fabric patches. You are encouraged to bring your own damaged clothing items for personalized guidance.
Who Can Attend: This workshop is perfect for beginners with limited mending experience. Whether you're new to sewing or have never picked up a needle, our experienced instructor will guide you through every step of the mending process.
- Learn valuable skills to mend your clothes, reducing waste and saving money.
- Explore a sustainable and eco-friendly approach to fashion.
- Empower yourself with the ability to repair and extend the life of your wardrobe.
- Join a community of like-minded individuals passionate about sustainable fashion.
Note: To ensure individualized attention, the workshop is limited to group of 5 participants. Early registration is recommended to secure your spot.