Public Workshops – ReConsidered

ReConsidered – Visible Mending Workshops

Following on for the Inner West War on Waste Festival your guide Kim will show you how to repair and embellish your clothes and home wares to extend their lives.

Visible mending – patchwork; patches and stitches

Join us for either Monday evening or Thursday morning lessons for three weeks from 4 September 2017. The workshops are designed to be stand-alone if you are unable to commit to all three sessions

Monday evenings at Petersham Public House, upstairs lounge, 7.30pm: Visible Mending Workshops Monday PM Monday 4, 11 & 18 September 2017

Thursday mornings at Manmaru Cafe, 495 Marrickville Rd, 9.30am: Visible Mending Workshops Thursday AM   Thursday 7, 14 & 21 September 2017

Workshop onePatching and Stitching

Monday 4 September  7.30pm or Thursday 7 September  9.30am

Bring along some favourite items from your wardrobe which need some TLC and learn how to patch and stitch them so they look better than new (and definitely unique).

Workshop twoPatchwork Patches

Monday 11 September 7.30pm or Thursday 14 September 9.30am

Learn the fundamentals of making miniature hand-pieced patchworks which can be used to patch or embellish your clothing and home wares.

Workshop threeOld School Patches

Monday 18 September 7.30pm or Thursday 21 September 9.30am

Learn the art of making classic, old-school embroidered patches with your own customised embroidery design and reinforced edges.

Materials for all workshops (except for your clothing in need of repair) included in the cost of the workshop.

Places are limited to 10 per workshop, click on the pink links above to be redirected to our booking pages on Eventbrite.