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Darn it – mending & upcycling

Join Ilka White to reclaim your old clothes & textiles by getting your Granny skills up!

This 5-hr workshop will run on:

Saturday 26 June

$72 | 1 day

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Mend and Make Fab!

Your Grandma probably knew a thing or two about making things last. Join Ilka White for a one-day workshop that honours those skills and adds a contemporary twist to patching and darning your favourite textiles. Mending can become an opportunity for wonderful decoration,alongside saving money and reducing landfill. Earn yourself some serious sustainability street cred on the quest for zero waste! Some tools and materials will be provided. Bring along your own worn clothes and home cloths for a special dose of creative TLC.

Ilka White is an artist, designer and maker of textiles. Her work often responds to the forces at play within the natural world and reflects the principles of sustainability. She is a great believer in the ability of beauty and creativity to lift the spirit. An experienced teacher, Ilka’s popular classes also reflect her love of the handmade, and her contemporary use of traditional making methods.

What you will learn

  • Simple mending techniques
  • Creative inspiration

What you will get

  • Knowledge and skills to confidently repair garments

What to bring

  • Worn clothes. Garments to decorate

What to wear

Casual, comfortable clothing

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.

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