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Brent Textile Repair Workshop

Join us for our special Recycle Week mending workshop alongside TRAID. Come along with your friends and family and learn how you could extend the life of your textiles with some simple and easy fixes. West Londoners are in for a treat as we’re delighted to be screening artist and designer Alex Noble’s film ‘Who…

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Harrow Textile Repair Workshop

Join us for our special Recycle Week mending workshop alongside TRAID. Come along with your friends and family and learn how you could extend the life of your textiles with some simple and easy fixes. Join us as we explore how recycling your clothes can have a positive impact on those right at the bottom…

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Repair Cafe Brent

Repair Café Brent returns for the second time time between 12pm – 3pm on Saturday 11th May, at the Granville Community Centre in Kilburn, Brent. Brent residents are invited to bring damaged clothes and broken bicycles to the Repair Café where they can learn to fix them for free, over some delicious tea and cake.…

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Repair Cafe Richmond

Repair Café Richmond opens for the second time between 2:00pm – 5:00pm on Saturday 18th May, at Avenue Halls, Kew, Richmond. Richmond residents are invited to bring damaged clothes, broken bicycles to the Repair Café where they can learn to fix them for free, over some delicious tea and cake. TRAID will be armed with needles,…

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Repair Cafe Brent

Repair Café Brent opens its doors for the first time between 11am – 2pm on Saturday 10th November, at the Granville Community Centre in Kilburn, Brent. Brent residents are invited to bring damaged clothes, broken bicycles and small faulty electrical items to the Repair Café where they can learn to fix them for free, over…

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Repair Cafe Richmond

Repair Café Richmond opens its doors for the first time between 2:30pm – 5:30pm on Saturday 3rd November, at the Vineyard Community Centre in the centre of Richmond. Richmond residents are invited to bring damaged clothes, broken bicycles and small faulty electrical items to the Repair Café where they can learn to fix them for…

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Hillingdon Love Your Clothes Festive Repair Workshop

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…

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Brent Love Your Clothes Festive Repair Workshop

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…

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Hounslow Love Your Clothes Festive Repair Workshop

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…

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Harrow Love Your Clothes Festive Repair Workshop

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…

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Make July your Repair Month!

Our Love Your Clothes repair workshops are back by popular demand! In July, we’ll be hosting three free sewing workshops. Two of the workshops will be textile repair events only in Harrow and Hounslow.  The third event in Hillingdon will be a combined repair event for clothes and electrical items. This combined Restart Party and Clothes Repair workshop,…

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Hounslow Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop

Get Swishing is proud to support the ‘Love Your Clothes’ campaign by running free sewing repair workshops in Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow in July 2017. Building on the success of our previous west London sewing workshops our new workshops will focus on learning basic repair skills. The workshops provide attendees with the opportunity to repair or re-fashion items…

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Harrow Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop

Get Swishing is proud to support the ‘Love Your Clothes’ campaign by running free sewing repair workshops in Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow in July 2017.  Building on the success of our previous west London sewing workshops our new workshops will focus on learning basic repair skills. The workshops provide attendees with the opportunity to repair or re-fashion items…

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Love Your Clothes Sewing Repair Workshop: Take II

They came back by popular demand! Another round of our popular Love Your Clothes sewing repair workshops took place on 13-14 March in Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow. Residents had the chance to refashion and repair items for their Spring wardrobes and beyond… Skill Sharing in Hillingdon Our Hillingdon workshop was filled to the brim. Nearly 20…

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Harrow Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop

Get Swishing is working with the ‘Love Your Clothes’ campaign to run free sewing repair workshops in Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow in March 2017. Building on the success of our previous west London sewing workshops in October 2016, our new workshops will focus on learning basic repair skills. The workshops provide attendees with the opportunity to repair or re-fashion…

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Hillingdon Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop

Get Swishing is working with the ‘Love Your Clothes’ campaign to run free sewing repair workshops in Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow in March 2017. Building on the success of our previous west London sewing workshops in October 2016, our new workshops will focus on learning basic repair skills. The workshops provide attendees with the opportunity to repair or re-fashion…

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Hounslow Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop

Get Swishing is working with the ‘Love Your Clothes’ campaign to run free sewing repair workshops in Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow in March 2017. Building on the success of our previous west London sewing workshops in October 2016, our new workshops will focus on learning basic repair skills. The workshops provide attendees with the opportunity to repair or re-fashion…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshops

West London Waste is delighted to be teaming up with Recycle for London’s Love Your Clothes campaign to bring you a series of free sewing repair workshops. The workshops focus on sharing repair skills to extend the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop –Ealing (part 2)

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop  teaches basic repair skills to extend  the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and knowledge wit…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop –Hounslow

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop  teaches basic repair skills to extend  the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and knowledge wit…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop –Brent

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop  teaches basic repair skills to extend  the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and knowledge wit…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop –Ealing (Part 1)

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop teaches basic repair skills to extend the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and knowledge with – regardless…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop – Uxbridge

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop  teaches basic repair skills to extend  the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and knowledge wit…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop –Harrow

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop  teaches basic repair skills to extend  the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and knowledge wit…

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Love Your Clothes Repair Workshop – Richmond

West London Waste is delighted to have team up with Love Your Clothes to bring you a series of sewing workshops! Each workshop  teaches basic repair skills to extend  the life of your clothes. They also provide an excellent opportunity to repair or re-fashion your pre-loved items and meet like-minded people to share these skills and…

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We can fix it! Share skills, learn skills at the Festival of Repair!

Written for our website by The Rubbish Diet, West London Waste has been supporting residents to take The Rubbish Diet since 2012. Throughout September, The Rubbish Diet is running a Festival of Repair inviting you to repair one thing rather than replace it. We love repair! It saves us money and helps us to hang…

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Festival of Repair – Tweetchat

Join a national tweetchat all about fixing things on Twitter every Thursday throughout September from 8-9pm hosted by Jen Gale @makedoandmendyear just use the #makedoandmendhour hashtag to follow and chat. During September there are 4 Tweetchats about repairs, join anyone of them: Thursday 3 September – Favourite Repairs Thursday 10 September – Repairing and Zero…

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TRAID Denim Repair Workshop

Have you pledged to repair one thing during The Rubbish Diet’s Festival of Repair? Come along to this workshop and the TRAID team will help you repair and give longer life to your denim staples. In this workshop you will learn to mend and reinforce your jeans with decorative Japanese Sachiko stitching and Boro repair…

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The west London Festival of Repair – this September

It’s so frustrating when our favourite electrical item grinds to a halt, the handle comes off the bag we’ve had for years, or your bike chain just doesn’t want to stay on the bike. Don’t despair, instead of thinking replace, start thinking ‘repair’. This September The Rubbish Diet want to make thinking and doing repair…

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