Saturday’s Repair Cafe

Last Saturday’s Repair Cafe was great fun. We met lots of new faces some of whom came along having seen this in The Argus:

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Izzie our jewellery expert showed people how to fix their necklaces and bracelets

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Helping Hannah add new beads in with the remains of a necklace which had exploded to create a lovely new bracelet.

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Whilst in darning corner…

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Tom of Holland showed others how to mend the holes in their clothes:

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Hedvig mended the elbow of her sweater

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Irene repaired a moth hole with a lovely contrasting colour of thread

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And Susanne used a red to pick out and match some of the colour details in her sweater

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I learnt how to use a combination of blanket stitch and feather stitch to darn up moth holes in a favourite woollen dress to create a second layer of pattern over the dresses pattern.

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The sewing machine was put to good use as usual

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And Izzie won Fred’s heart through helping him to mend his pockets!

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