Darning and Needle-felting – Fix Your Woollens
Join Tamara, from Karhina Textiles, as she demonstrates the art of caring and repairing your winter woollens.
Date & time: Saturday 14 October, 11.30am-1.00pm (11.15am arrival for 11.30am start)
Location: Boyd Community Hub, 207 City Rd. (Room: Assembly Hall)
What’s it all about?
Do you have a cherished jumper with worn out elbows or that the moths have feasted on?
Don’t toss them aside, breathe new life into your cherished garments!
Repairing your pre-loved clothes is a commitment to a greener planet and cost-effective. At this event, you will learn how to add colour to your woollens for a visible repair and how to colour match wool to repair as invisible as possible, as well as technical skills on the different forms of darning and how to needle felt to fix those holes.
What will we cover?
The workshop is suitable for both beginners and more experienced menders. The session will cover the following:
What to bring:
What is provided:
No prior knowledge is required for attendees.
While this talk is free, it requires registration as seats are limited. Get your ticket through the Eventbrite link.
This event is brought to you by the Southbank Sustainability Group, through a City of Melbourne grant.