Contemporary Visible Mending Workshop
Saturday 3 February 2024 10am - 4pm with Meridith Towne at NYAS Scarborough
- 70 British pounds£70
The aim of this workshop is to give you an understanding of mending techniques and stitches to inspire you with ideas to use at home. You will leave with some samples and a completed fun and decorative visible mend. 10-11am: Introduction to mending - History and background of the techniques (show original antique/vintage examples) - Show samples of types on mending - Demo the basic techniques 11am-1pm: Patching and stitching - Complete small samples to get familiar with the technique on scraps. - Work on a final design on the main garment. 1pm-2pm: Lunch break 2pm-4pm: Darning - Complete small samples to get familiar with the technique on scraps. - Work on a final design on the main garment. All materials and equipment provided but please bring along any items you would like to mend on the day. Lunch included.