Visible Mending with Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald

Visible Mending with Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald

Regular price $165.00 Sale

Do you have holes in your clothes and don't know how to fix them? Learn the art of visible mending – a fun, colourful alternative to traditional mending – and make your clothes better than new!

Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald, a professional clothes mender from Melbourne with three decades of mending experience, would love to take you through her favourite techniques to mend clothes. 

We have two workshops available for you to choose from:

Visible mending for woven fabrics – stitching and patching

Saturday 20 October, 9am until 4pm (7 hours), $165

Learn essential hand-stitching techniques, including embroidery and quilting stitches that are useful for mending, too. You’ll also learn a few different ways to create patches that are nicer than any you can buy.

Please BYO tea towels, jeans, shirts and other clothing in need of repair, as well as any fabric scraps and threads you might like to use.

Mending tools and supplies will be provided at each workshop; no prior mending experience is required

Visible mending for woolly things – darning and needle felting

Sunday 21 October, 10 - 2pm  (4 hours), $125

Learn the forgotten art of darning and magically weave new fabric where there was once a hole. And you’ll learn needle-felting – a quick, addictive, modern alternative to darning.

Please BYO holey socks, jumpers, cardigans and other knitwear.

Mending tools and supplies will be provided at each workshop; no prior mending experience is required

Quick Facts

Address: Chippendale, Sydney - Address given upon confirmation.

Max # of students: 12

Ages: 16yrs +

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