Repair Cafe – Pilot Part Deux

Our second trial Repair Cafe was held in Bom-Bane’s again. With new people coming to mend a mixture of things.


As it was 1st December old wool was turned into Christmas pom-poms.


Broken necklaces were remade into bracelets and new necklaces.


Jasmin learnt how to make a bracelet.


…And plans were made for the new year


Our first pilot Repair Cafe

A hive of activity

Our first Repair Cafe took place on 17th November 2012 at the fantastically quirky Bom-Bane’s (


The theme was sewing and textile repairs and a good crowd turned up and got busy repairing and chatting. We were pleased to have Cat Fletcher from Freegle ( join us for the session.

Qingyun learns how to use a sewing machine

Qingyun learnt to use a sewing machine for the first time, under Izzie’s guidance.