Free clothes mending workshop

Location
1 Gladstone Place, Bow, E3 5ES, Idea Store Bow, London, Roman Road
Category
Waste and recycling
Date(s)
Thursday 17th March 2022 (11:00-12:30)
Contact

Bookings space is limited. To book your place email recycle@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Description
Mending clothing

Mending clothing

An estimated £140 million worth of clothing is thrown away every year. Clothing production, processing, transport and disposal can have a high environmental impact.

Extending the life of your clothes is a great way to help protect the planet and save you money.

Join our fun, interactive clothes mending workshop and learn simple hand stitches to repair and extend the life of your clothes. All levels of experience are welcome. Please bring clothes that need mending so we can advise on best to fix them.

A perfect opportunity to learn or refresh your sewing skills, enjoy some mindful crafting and chat about sustainable living.

What you will learn:

  • how to mend small holes
  • how to mend ripped seam
  • how to sew a button on.