Visibly Mending Denim with Robyn

  • 31st Jan, 2023
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Laneway Learning Central
    L3, Room 14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC
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$20 - $23 AUD + BF
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What’s it all about?

Being able to mend our clothes is an important skill that serves us throughout life. Whether it’s repairing that denim jacket, darning some woolly socks, reinforcing elbows or the dreaded crotch mend! It gives our favourite items of clothing extra life and longevity. And memories.

Sometimes subtlety is key, but sometimes go big or go home! That is, why not mend visibly, colourfully, playfully and beautifully. Without a doubt when other’s see your visible repairs, they’ll ask how you did. It’s not that tricky, and well worth learning.

What will we cover?

This class has been designed as part of clothes mending series to show you different methods and styles of repairing clothes.

In this visible mending class Robyn focusses on mending denim using different methods, including the Japanese mending style of Sashiko. 

Denim is already such a durable fabric, and extra comfy once it’s well-worn and soft. So why not extend the life of your favourite denim clothing even further.

All tools provided, but bring in an item to get to work on! Or learn and practice with sample fabric if needed.

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair Accessibility Venue
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreter Upon Request 
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Who will be teaching?

Robyn Bunting is a reuse, repurpose and remake enthusiast who is the owner of : The Nicholas Building called ‘Harold and Maude‘ on level 2 of the Nicholas Building that focuses on recycling, repurposing and remaking. She has spent 35 years working in Theatre, film and television industry making all sorts of things using sewing technique of all types.

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This photo is borrowed with thanks from Eleanor Martin via Creative Commons.

Any other questions or ways we can assist with accessibility? Just shoot Maddy (she/her) an email at melbourne@lanewaylearning.com