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Visible Mending

Mend your clothes make them as individual as you


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Description

Come along to a relaxing and fun workshop and learn how to make the clothes you love last.  You will learn to repair and embellish your clothing making them a delight to wear again. You will learn how to use embroidery, appliqué and patching techniques. We cover both visible and invisible methods of mending to ensure you can repair all your clothes.

Stitching is a great life skill which can save you money, save your clothes and reduce your impact on the environment! You will learn some hand stitching techniques that offer lots of creative possibilities for repairing & enhancing your clothes and household textiles.

Your Grandparents would have known how to make things around the home and their clothes last by repairing and remaking. In this workshop you will be shown traditional repair skills which enable you to add contemporary flair to patching and darning your clothes. Mending can become an opportunity for wonderful decoration as well as saving money and reducing the amount of clothing going to landfill.

The workshop is suitable for both beginners and more experienced stitchers and is running as part of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2020. 

What to bring:

  • Garments (jeans, shirts, jumpers) or home textiles (tea towel or tablecloth) that have rips or holes that needs repairing,
  • Any fabrics for reconstruction, applique or patching,
  • Embellishments (buttons, patches, etc),
  • Any thread you would like to use (embroidery thread, yarn, wool, etc),
  • Personal sewing kit (scissors, pins and needles)
  • Your imagination and enthusiasm
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What you will learn
  • You will learn how to use embroidery, appliqué and patching techniques to mend you clothes
What you will get
  • You will learn to repair and embellish your clothing making them a delight to wear again.

What to bring
  • Garments (jeans, shirts, jumpers) or home textiles (tea towel or tablecloth) that have rips or holes that needs repairing,
  • Embellishments (buttons, patches, etc); Any thread you would like to use (embroidery thread, yarn, wool, etc), Personal sewing kit (scissors, pins and needles); Your imagination and enthusiasm
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Open to everyone interested!


Refund & Cancellation Policy

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations –  

If you are unable to attend your workshop, please let us know 4 days or more before your workshop and we will give you a credit note to be used at a later date, or transfers are available upon request. No credit notes will be issued for cancellations when less than 4 working days' notice is given but we are happy for you to earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your friends. In some circumstance Karhina Designs may issue a refund of fees paid these will be less the WeTeachMe transaction fees which are nonrefundable.

Karhina Designs reserves the right to cancel any scheduled workshop. The reasons this may occur are (a) if a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students or (b) an Artist or Workshop Facilitator falls ill. In the unfortunate circumstance of a workshop being cancelled, students will be notified at least 2 days before the commencement of the workshop and refunded the fee or offered a credit note to use at a later date.  All other deposits and class payments are non-refundable but will be held and transferred to another class of your choice (assuming there is a vacancy) for a term of 12 months from date of payment.

Email hello@karhina.com to organise a refund or transfer.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

You may be photographed at this event. Please advise us in writing prior to the workshop via email to hello@karhina.com if you do not wish to be photographed prior to the Workshop taking place.

Cancellations – Karhina Designs reserves the right to cancel any scheduled workshop. The reasons this may occur are (a) if a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students or (b) an Artist or Workshop Facilitator falls ill. In the unfortunate circumstance of a workshop being cancelled, students will be notified at least 2 days before the commencement of the workshop and a credit note will be issued to be used at a later date. 


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Lesley

23 February 2020 • Visible Mending

A relaxed and informative session with lots of practical hands on experience and assistance. It was also great to get together with a group of like minded crafties. I'm inspired to get on with a number of projects recovering some of my favourite clothes and to find more projects for when these are finished. Will definitely be back for more sessions to expand my repetoire.

JANE

23 February 2020 • Visible Mending

Can’t class. Tamara offered so many hinitsand tips to make mending so much more interesting. Left feeling totally inspired to tackle anything!!