Hounslow Love Your Clothes Festive Repair Workshop
Date and time
Monday 20 November 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Hounslow Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN
Learn some simple techniques, tips and tricks on how to repair and alter your clothes, extend their life and give you more enjoyment and comfort – no sewing experience needed!
Have a look through your clothes and bring along items in need of repair or perhaps a creative Christmas makeover. For the Christmas makeover bring along a plain jumper / sweatshirt / top from your wardrobe or local charity shop. During the workshop you will learn a range of useful hand and machine sewing techniques for day to day clothing repair and reuse. You will also walk away with lots of inspiration and your own redesigned party outfit or fundraiser Christmas jumper. Tuition provided by the wonderful Sew Fabulous crew from Brighton.
Learn key skills such as:
- Simple alterations: how to lift or lengthen a hem or change a waistline
- Sew on missing buttons and make buttonholes
- Replace a broken zip
- Quick fixes: repair a tear or re-thread cords/elasticated areas
- Mend and darn holes discreetly or in a show off fashion
- How to darn woollens, patch holes / high wear and tear areas
- How to use a sewing machine
Please note that this workshop is a ticket only event!
For your free ticket to this workshop please click this link: https://billetto.co.uk/e/hounslow-love-your-clothes-festive-repair-workshop-tickets-210619
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