During this 2 hour workshop you will be given an introduction in to the art of Darning, a textiles mending technique traditionally used on knitwear, but can also be used on any fabric to help you mend or up-cycle your favourite clothes, using an interesting check pattern weaving method.
We will also show you invisible mending if you're after a more subtle approach to your mending.
You will leave the workshop feeling inspired to continue fixing and rejuvenating all of your favourite pieces that need a bit of TLC or even if you just want to customise your…
The following materials will be provided at the workshop:
1.) Embroidery Thread/ Yarn
3.) Sewing and Darning needles
4.) Hand out instructions (for you to keep)
5.) Fabric to practise all the techniques on
6.) Darning mushrooms
7.) Darning eggs
8.) Embroidery hoops
RESTORATION LONDON is an independent organisation that focuses on sustainability within the clothing industry. Our focus is on reusing, recycling and upcycling garments. We hold workshops around London, encouraging participants to mend their favourite items of clothing instead of disposing them into landfill. Our workshops aim to introduce ways of mending clothing through various textile methods in order to fix, deconstruct or customise to revive much loved pieces - offering a 10% discount to those bringing in an item of clothing to fix or use as fabric. We want to inspire people to learn new, invaluable skills and reconnect with textile…