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 29 October 10.30-12am.
Wednesday 9 November 5.30-7pm
Sunday 13 November 11-12.30 am
Wednesday 30 November 5.30-7pm.
Saturday 10 December 10.30-12am.
Additional dates may be added if demand is high.
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.
FHY accepts payment by Direct Payments, paypal and credit and debit cards through paypal. If you have bought an item by mistake convo me immediately and I will cancel and refund your payment so long as the item hasn't already been shipped.
Covid-19: Delivery runs are made 3 times a week. Please be assured that the FHY workspace is normally clean and tidy and I am taking extra precautions during this period whilst packing your orders.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
FHY promises to refund or replace any item lost in transit.
With damaged items take a picture and attach it to a convo, we will replace all damaged items with out further charge... this hasn't happened yet! Please remember should your postie decided to sit/stamp or otherwise destroy your item it's not our fault and contact us before you leave negative feedback so we can sort this out amicably!
Items should be returned in the same condition they were sent out in.
Should an item be returned, please note that I am unable to refund the money already paid to the post office. This is something out of my control as a small business reliant on Royal Mail. Thank you for your understanding.
If you would like a custom order please convo us and we will agree a price, timescale and arrange a listing if you wish to go forward.