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    Visible Mending Workshop

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    Join us for a relaxing and fun visible mending workshop with Elise Hinkley from Hoop Hoop Hooray.

    Whether you're a novice or a seasoned stitch enthusiast, this workshop aims to empower you to build on your existing skills and knowledge, exploring visible mending techniques such as appliqué, embroidery, and sashiko. Give your clothes a new lease on life and enhance your repair and transformation skills.

    What you’ll get:

    • All workshop materials (including Sashiko needle and thread) and notes so that you can continue mending and revamping your clothes at home.

    What to bring:

    • Garments (jeans, shirts, jumpers, cardigans, socks) or home textiles (tea towel or tablecloth) that have rips or holes that need repairing.

    • Embellishments (buttons, patches, fabrics etc.) that are meaningful to you - not a requirement.

    • Your imagination and enthusiasm!

    About the Facilitator:

    Elise has been sewing and crafting for the past 25 + years making anything from quilts and clothes to collages. She started hand embroidery over 5 years ago and hasn’t looked back since joining the Embroiders’ Guild of WA and becoming a member of the Gen Y group (who encourage new members). Over the past 4 years, Elise has been keen to share her knowledge and has run beginners embroidery workshops with youngsters. With a background in education, she is an experienced, friendly and above all patient teacher who will show you enough to carry on this beautiful craft with confidence. Follow her creative process on Instagram @hoophoophoorayau

    Following this workshop in the theme of textile sustainability is a Clothes Swap event between 12pm - 2pm and the Share and Repair Cafe between 2pm - 3.30pm 


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