Learn about visible mending using a mini darning loom, which will be yours to keep at the end of the session so that you can continue mending your own clothes. By the end of the 1.5 hour workshop you will be able to use the loom with ease and will have completed a woven repair patch on your garment.
The loom can weave patches approx 4-5cm square which can cover and repair a wide range of holes/tears/stains/other damage.
The loom is suitable for mending knitwear, socks, jeans, jackets and any other medium weight/thick garment. You will need to bring your own garment/accessory to repair or use squares of cloth provided at the workshop.
Cost £25 per person. Maximum group size per workshop: 4 people.
Duration 1.5 hours.
Dates: Saturday 10 June 2023, 10.30-12.
Saturday 8 July 2023, 10.30-12
Saturday 12 August 2023, 10.30-12
Sunday 3 September 2023, 11-12.30
Sunday 8 October 2023, 11-12.30
Location: Private studio on the 2nd floor of 49A the Old High Street, Folkestone.
Included in the price:
A mini darning loom for you to take home with you.
1.5 hours tuition.
A wide selection of threads and wools for darning.
Teas & coffees.
You will need to bring your own garment in need of repair (fabric squares can be provided if you do not have a garment in need of repair).
For enquiries before booking please message us through the website, contact via our facebook or instagram or email folkestoneharbouryarn [!at] yahoo.com
Once you have booked your place, you will be emailed a PDF with specific details about the location and what to expect during the workshop.
Suzi is an experienced teacher and yarn dyer, whose work has been featured in publications such as Simply Crochet, Mollie Makes, The Knitter, Knitting Magazine & more. She is fully insured to teach workshops.
This course will teach you how to use a mini darning loom to weave patches into garments and accessories to repair holes, tears or cover stains. You will choose your own threads/yarns from a wide range of colours to repair your item and can choose to use clashing colours for a visible mend or matching threads for a more subtle look. The mini loom can be used to weave patches approximately 4-5 cm square which can cover a wide range of rips, wear, stains and other damage.
By the end of the 1.5 hour workshop you will be able to use the loom with ease and will have completed a woven repair patch on your garment. The loom will be yours to take home and keep.
NB: Loom may be a 10 or 12 hook loom, subject to availability.
You will also receive a 10% discount on any F.H.Y. products purchased on the day.
Please note that we do not issue refunds on Workshops once they are booked. This is because time is blocked out for teaching meaning that the studio cannot be used for anything else, and also because dye materials for students are brought in specially.
If you have an issue meaning you can not attend on your booked date, please contact us in advance of the date to arrange re-booking on to the next suitable available workshop.
If you are unable to attend this second workshop date after the re-booking has been arranged, then unfortunately your booking cannot be re-arranged a third time.
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