Hand and Sewing Machine Workshop: Mending Basics

Learn to hand mend and sew a patched pencil case out of scrap fabric in Summer Hill!

The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
4.7 (28)
Instagram followers6k

3 hours Class size 1 to 11

label $75 (or 4 payments of $18.75 Afterpay)

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of hand mending old rags, and then use a sewing machine to create a pencil case from mended scraps.

From darning, sewing buttons and patching, to following a pattern and making a finished item – this class takes you through all the basic skills to fix up (and maybe start to make) your own clothes.

What will be covered in this mending workshop?

  • Darning and embroidery to fix tears and holes
  • Colour matching, visible mending
  • Sewing machine set up and safety
  • Pattern assembly
  • Pinning and stitching
  • Button attachment

By the end of this mending workshop, you should be able to:
  • Know several tools and stitches needed to darn and patch a hole in fabric by hand – based on what kind of damage the fabric has attained.
  • Assemble the components of a basic sewing pattern
  • Set up and use a sewing machine
  • Basic stitching for lining and assembly on a home sewing machine

Knowledge required
This workshop is for anyone. No prior skills are required.
What you'll get
Your own pencil case made out of scrap fabric.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.


The Bower - 7 Prospect Road, Summer Hill NSW

Hand and Sewing Machine Workshop: Mending Basics location
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The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre

4.7 (28)
Instagram followers6k

The Bower is an award-winning environmental charity and a champion of reuse and repair. We are a not-for-profit committed to reducing landfill. Our range of services and programs are all based on the ethos of reuse and repair – this is the principal that guides everything we do.

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2024-05-24 15:00:00
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