MAY 19 // INTRO TO MENDING

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MAY 19 // INTRO TO MENDING

58.00

5-7P

Bring in your much-loved and much-worn garments for a late afternoon of hand mending. Working with basic stitches, darning and sashiko techniques, you'll learn how to extend the life of your favorite clothes or accessory pieces. Patch material, thread, yarn, and needles will be provided. Please come with your garments/bags/socks that need mending. Although all supplies are included, you may bring your own materials you would like to work with. Ages 16+.

PROVIDED SUPPLIES:
(all supplies are provided)

needles
scissors
light fabric (cotton)
heavy fabric (canvas or denim)
sashiko thread
needles with large eyes
thimbles
pins
tailor chalk
rulers
yarn
thread
fabric scraps
floss

CONSIDER BRINGING:
water bottle
snacks
an article of clothing you wish to mend

NOTE: 
This class has a minimum sign-up of five (5) participants to run. In the event the class is cancelled, all participants will be notified 24 hours in advance. Please read our cancellation policy.

ABOUT SARAH LILLEGARD

Sarah Lillegard is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Reno, Nevada. Coming from a family of quilters and craftspeople, her work never strays far from the tactile and handcrafted. With an avid love of skill-sharing, Lillegard has taught workshops on 'zine making, graphic design, wool spinning, needlework, and natural dyeing to a range of students. She is a member of the Reno Fiber Guild, a contributing writer for Fibershed, and a repair technician at Patagonia.

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