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Thu 26 April 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm FREE!
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Master basic hand sewing, mending and altering skills. Experienced designers, seamstresses and teachers from Sew Make Create will lead the workshop. Become a sustainable consumer by learning how to repair and modify clothes instead of throwing them out. This new series runs for 12 weeks, with 3 weeks per topic. A workshop and demonstration is followed by 2 sessions to test out your new talents. For the follow-up sessions, you’re encouraged to bring in your own pieces of clothing to repair and mend. How to sew on buttons <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-sew-on-buttons-customs-house-library-tickets-43868399564">Customs House: 26 April</a> <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-sew-on-buttons-newtown-library-tickets-43913465357">Newtown: 28 April</a> How to repair holes in socks and knitted clothes <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-repair-holes-in-socks-and-knitted-clothes-customs-house-library-tickets-43868583113">Customs House: 17 May</a> <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-repair-holes-in-socks-and-knitted-clothes-newtown-library-tickets-43913672978">Newtown: 19 May</a> How to hem pants, jeans and skirts <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-hem-pants-jeans-and-skirts-customs-house-library-tickets-43871479777">Customs House: 7 June</a> <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-hem-pants-jeans-and-skirts-newtown-library-tickets-43913798353">Newtown: 9 June</a> How to repair holes in denim jeans <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-repair-holes-in-denim-jeans-customs-house-library-tickets-43871737548">Customs House: 28 June</a> <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/make-do-and-mend-how-to-repair-holes-in-denim-jeans-newtown-library-tickets-43913890629">Newtown: 30 June</a> Practice materials and tools are supplied for workshops. A small selection of coloured threads and buttons will be available or you can bring your own. This free series is suitable for anyone wanting to upskill their sewing, including complete beginners. Sew Make Create is a creative workshop and event space in Chippendale. The studio hosts a range of classes to promote sustainable practices and learning new crafts and skills. Pop in for a creative class taught by local, talented and passionate designers, makers and artists. Discover Sydney’s creative community, hire a sewing machine, or come along to a social workshop.