Mindful Mending

repairing clothes with embroidery
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A stitch in time could save those jeans you love.

Discover how mindful mending can prolong the life of your clothes, help the planet and your purse.
Join Shaye and Ket from ShayeKet Productions for a hands-on workshop to learn mending techniques.

Practice stitching on special custom designed and printed embroidery samplers.
Go home all stitched up with an embroidery hoop, small snips (scissors), needles, thread and 2 patches and a newly mended clothing item. 

BYO 1 clothing item to mend. All other materials supplied.
$5 per person. Registration essential.

Supported by Libraries, the Living Smart and Waste Education programs for wearable art.
For ages 16+ and over. No refunds unless Libraries cancels the event

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See designers and artists showcase breath-taking wearable art pieces on an impressive 27-metre-long catwalk.
Enjoy a full immersion into the magical world of wearable art with forty national and international entries competing in the Gala Awards. Find out more

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Find out to recycle right or browse fact sheets for sustainable waste management. Learn how communities and schools can get involved

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