Mending Made Easy
Wondering what to do about holes in knitted socks and sweaters, torn backpacks, worn hiking pants, damaged couch cushions? This class will give you practical ‘life saving’ tips to keep your favorite textiles alive through many years of hard use. Practice hand sewing stitches and learn simple machine sewing techniques for repairing and adding new life to your wardrobe, household goods, and camping gear. You will take away samples of techniques helpful for making sturdy repairs to either fine fabrics or tough canvas. Class will include an opportunity to troubleshoot your repair problems. Bring something that needs restoring from your mending basket.