Repair Week: Introduction to Darning (Online)

Repair Week: Introduction to Darning (Online) Repair Week: Introduction to Darning (Online) Repair Week: Introduction to Darning (Online)

Tuesday 12 October 2021 10:00am - 11:00am

Booking opens at 8pm on Thursday 23rd September

Fully booked, join the waiting list here

*** Ticket bookings go live on Thursday 23rd September at 8pm. Due to the popularity of the workshops we can only allow two bookings per person across the week. ***

Have you got holes in your jumper, your socks or your much-loved trainers?

Join Institute of Making Director Zoe Laughlin for for an introduction to darning. Zoe has spent the past two years fixing all manner of garments by darning. Darning is a technique of patching holes using only thread, and Zoe will teach participants the basics over Zoom video call. After Zoe has passed on her skills in this hour-long workshop, you will have learnt the rudiments of darning and can continue to mend items at home!

No experience or skill necessary, all welcome!

To take part in the session you will need:
-      thread
-      a needle
-      a textile item with holes or frayed sections
-      a laptop, phone or iPad with a functioning camera and sound.


Do you have specific access requirements?

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Part of Public Programme: Repair Week  

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