How To Mend Your Clothes with Everyone Needs Pockets at SHARE
Holes in your clothes? Button fallen off? Tear in a favourite shirt? Things lying about waiting for that mend? Here’s your opportunity to fix them …
Talented volunteer stitchers and menders from the Everyone Needs Pockets Textile Reuse Network will help you mend your clothes. They can help work out what needs doing and how to fix it, supporting you to mend your own clothes.
Come and enjoy a relaxed social atmosphere of mending your clothes, with free drinks and biscuits to help! These sessions are designed for all abilities and many different kind of repairs. Please answer the questions as you book in, so we know how best to help you!
What we can help with:
- Buttons, fasteners, zips
- Taking up hems and some fitting adjustments
- Mending and darning holes
- Advice on how you might repair a piece of clothing
Everyone Needs Pockets is working in partnership with Future Shed (Edventure Frome) to host events and activities as part of Sustainable Fashion Week 2023. SFW is the only fashion week of its kind, bringing the community together to take creative action and change the fashion system.
Everyone Needs Pockets is a growing network of 150+ makers, designers, stitchers, knitters, supporters and researchers. The network works together to grow projects and enterprises that reuse textiles, save carbon and landfill and increase our wellbeing: revamp, repurpose, reuse, repair.
SHARE How-to is a community space at SHARE Library of Things in the town centre and has been specifically designed and made available for skills and resource sharing.
Future Shed Frome offers practical support to get green and healthy initiatives and enterprises off the ground through building networks, connecting people and start-up coaching. Share ideas, get support to bring them to life and make new connections so that we’re all better equipped for a greener, healthier future. Future Shed is part of Edventure, an organisation supporting community entrepreneurship in Frome.
This activity is part of Green & Healthy Frome a partnership programme with Edventure Frome, Frome Medical Practice and Frome Town Council taking action on health and climate. It is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund’s Climate Action Fund.
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