Fix Your Op Shop Finds!

We all have items of clothing languishing in our closets unworn, because they’re too long or short, tight or loose, or they simply need a little TLC. Whether its a vintage or oppy find that could do with a tweak or a wardrobe favourite that needs sprucing up, a few basic sewing skills and some tips and tricks will get your wardrobe malfunctions back on your body in no time!

No need to contribute to the mountain of second-hand clothing inundating our charities (most of which does not get re-worn), buy replacement clothing or pay for costly alterations. Come along to our sustainable sewing session with an item or two of neglected clothing and together we’ll work out a way to make it new again.

Learn easy hand and machine sewing, repair and alteration skills, or get expert advice from your teacher on trickier fixes. The workshop will be driven by the mending and alteration projects bought along by you and is suitable for both beginners and competent stitchers. Men are encouraged to attend!

Materials and equipment (sewing machines, overlockers, threads, patches, an iron, scissors, pins and needles), homemade afternoon tea treats, and hot beverages will be provided.

Venue Name: The Gaye Abandon School of Sewing and Upcycling
Address : 122 Buckley St, Footscray
Times: 1pm - 4pm

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