Repair Sewcial @IDEAS Hub Dover
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Mending is Trending!!
Let’s get sewcial and learn some simple make & mend do techniques, tips and tricks on how to repair your clothes using good old handsewing - Agy will teach you how to make them last longer! No sewing experience needed.
Over the 3 hour session:
- Stitch it: Learn basic hand sewing stitches.
- Button up: sew on missing buttons.
- Zip it: fix or replace a broken zip
- Quickies: Re-thread cords/elasticated areas
- Darn it: mend and darn holes discreetly or in a show off fashion!
Participants will get to take home a repair sampler of the repairs they have learnt. It will come in handy when you want to repair a garment in the future.
Agy was a guest speaker at Forward Fashion (17 Nov 2017) organised by UWCSEA Parent’s Association at UWCSEA Dover. She is a textile artist who is passionate about building environmentally aware communities, and is a founding member of Fashion Revolution Singapore and Connected Threads Asia. Her goal is to get people to reconnect with their clothes through techniques such as repair and transforming them into creative wearables (aka upcycling). She holds regular talks and Restyle Your Wardrobe is one of her signature workshops where she shares her knowledge of rethinking the way we view our garments. Agatha can be found at Agy Textile Artist, and has been featured on Channel NewsAsia, Channel U, The Straits Times and TODAY.
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