darning classes and workshops
10 and 11 September, Ja, Wol, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. A weekend special at Rotterdam hippest yarn shop Ja, Wol. On 10 September 10:00-13:00h a darning master class (you will learn how to do Swiss darning and stocking darning,) You can book it here. On 10 September 14:00-17:00h and 11 September 14:00-17:00h a specialist darning class: repairing big holes. You can book here, and select the date on the page.
17 September, The Keep, Brighton. The Keep is an archive containing a number of important collections, including the Mass Observation Archives. So not only will I be teaching Swiss darning and stocking darning, but there will also be some interesting artefacts from the archives on display. More information and booking details here.
5 and 6 November, Hope & Elvis, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. I’m returning to Hope & Elvis for two one-day workshops: one with an emphasis on knitwear repair, and one an emphasis on repair of garments made from woven fabrics. Both workshops will be informally structured and both will include beginner and advanced level techniques: join in as you wish, according to your capability and interest. You can book for the workshops here, just scroll down to November.
Brighton Repair Café
I volunteer at the Brighton Repair Café. We meet every last Saturday of the month and help you repair your stuff, ranging from garment repairs to small electrical goods, bicycles, and more. To find up-to-date information about venue and date of the next Repair Café, please check their blog here.
I currently have no exhibitions planned.