Mending for Beginners: The Joy of Repairing & Re-wearing Your Clothes

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Adults, Seniors
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Program Description

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Learn the basics of mending by hand at a guided, hands-on workshop for adults with sewing enthusiast Kathleen Whitbread, including how to:

  • Patch a hole
  • Repair a hem
  • Sew on a button
  • Darn a sock
  • Mend ripped seams
  • Fix a frayed buttonhole
  • Reattach a strap

You will learn basic hand-sewing stitches, including the running stitch, hemstitch, buttonhole stitch, and visible mending techniques.

All materials and sewing kits are provided, but feel free to bring your items that need repair!


Materials provided.

Registration required.