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Repair Workshop - DIY Soft Toy Repair | PORT MACQUARIE

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Join us for a heartwarming and hands-on workshop, at MakerSpace Port Macquarie a satellite event of our Recycle Revive Repair Café sponsored by Port Macquarie Hastings Council as part of National Recycling Week.

Do you or your kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews have cherished soft toys in need of some love and care? Bring them to our DIY Soft Toy Repair Workshop, where you'll learn how to repair and restore your stuffed companions with the help of skilled volunteers. It's a fun and educational way to give your old, well-loved soft toys a new lease on life and discover how to make basic repairs yourself for future emergencies!

Repair Your Precious Toys: Bring your old, well-loved soft toys that have seen better days. Our experienced facilitators will guide you through the process of assessing and repairing your treasured friends.

Learn Essential Skills: Gain practical skills in soft toy repair, from stitching and patching to re-stuffing and more. You'll leave the workshop equipped with the knowledge and confidence to breathe new life into your favorite stuffed animals.

Connect with Toy Lovers: Share stories, tips, and tricks with fellow participants who share your appreciation for the sentimental value of soft toys.

Materials and Tools: Get hands-on experience with a wide array of tools and materials used in soft toy repair. You'll understand how to select the right ones for your specific repair needs.

Takeaways: Leave the workshop with your repaired soft toys, and feel proud of your newfound repair skills. Plus, you'll contribute to reducing waste by extending the lifespan of your cherished companions.

What to Bring?

· A soft toy in need of repair (we can supply some if needed)

· Bring your creative spirit!

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is perfect for anyone who wishes to learn soft toy repair skills, whether you're a parent looking to mend your child's favorite teddy bear or an enthusiast interested in preserving the sentimental value of your stuffed animals.

FREE CRECHE AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS / CARERS (NEXT DOOR AT WILDERNESS PLAY CENTRE) THAT WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND WHO HAVE CARING RESPONSIBILITIES (FOR KIDS AGED 2-12YRS). PLEASE SPECIFY AT TIME OF BOOKING IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CRECHE.


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