Happy New Year! 1st Repair Cafe of 2017

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We have our work cut out but let’s make 2017 all about restoration and fixing. Our new years resolution is to mend more and buy less. What’s yours?

We will be holding our next repair café on Saturday 28th January from 12-3pm at our regular home FIELD Brighton, FIELD HOUSE, Preston Barracks, Lewes Road, BN2 4GL

Bring along anything that needs sewing, electrical goods, bikes and furniture and our lovely volunteers will try their best to help you fix them.

November Repairs…

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Irene extended the life of a favourite pair of jeans by adding a patch.

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3 lamps are repaired by our amazing team of volunteers, Mattia, Alan and Michael.

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Shirley was a marvel on the sewing machine yet again…

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She managed to repair the handle on a a leather bag…img_3062

and machine darn the worn out fabric of a vintage skirt.

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Mick brought in his wife’s sewing machine that had been dropped. The housing was all smashed.  Michael helped Mick glue and reinforce it with off cuts of plastic.

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Alison’s portable CD player was repaired by Alan.

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Michael repaired the loose wire on Richard’s novelty noisy rubber bottle of pop!

 

Who needs Black Friday, we have Repair Saturday! Tomorrow 12- 3pm 25th November at Field Brighton

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If you are at a loose end and have been meaning to repair something for a while, come to FIELD this Saturday  between 12-3pm

There will be volunteers to help with electrical and electronic goods in addition to sewing, darning and gluing.

 

Join us tomorrow – Saturday 29th October for Brighton Repair Café 12-3pm at Field Brighton

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If you are at a loose end and have been meaning to repair something for a while, come to FIELD this Saturday 29th October between 12-3pm

There will be volunteers to help with electrical and electronic goods in addition to sewing, darning and gluing.

 

August Repairs…

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Shirley cleverly revitalised a silk top by adding a new piece of fabric.

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Sugru came to the rescue of a broken hoover and guitar tuner.

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Tom’s favorite shirt and braces are resuscitated by Shirley and Sam

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Always safety first! Alan attends to the faulty safety switch on Rachel’s kettle.

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Comfort returns as Shirley sews the tabs back on Felix’s cushion.

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Two generations of Teddy owners await Tom of Holland’s master darning techniques. Felix awaits the renovation of his pal.

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