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Aspire to Sew Free

Wednesday 710.00amDecember


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Aspire to Sew Free

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Make do and mend

Every Wednesday 10am

Help with sewing machine skills

Learn how to use a sewing machine

Sewing projects – make a peg bag, beach bag or something else

Simple clothing alterations perhaps try making an item of clothing

The art of mending and upcycling was being lost, but now a whole new generation is picking up the thread and reusing what could end up in the trash.

Although the mending and upcycling of materials movement is still small, it is growing and people are coming round to the idea that you can’t just throw things out any more, you need to fix them or reuse them.