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Discover hand sewing techniques to repair your well-loved clothes. Visible mending is growing in popularity in response to the rising environmental costs of the fast fashion industry.
The Sewing Labs is hosting the beginner-friendly class, the Art of Mending.
Learn the joyful, meditative art of visible mending: a method of clothing repair that emphasizes the fix. Visible mending can turn a hole or a tear into something uniquely beautiful, creative and fun.
In this class, you will learn a variety of hand sewing techniques including patching, darning and sashiko stitching to repair your well-loved clothing items.
All materials to make a mending sampler are included. You are also welcome to bring your own mending projects to work on.
The Sewing Labs is an inclusive and welcoming community teaching the legacy of sewing for employment, entrepreneurship, and enrichment.