Do you have a favourite dress with a big old tear? Or a beloved jumper that now has a massive hole in it?
At the Repair Cafe, we share repair and mending techniques to help you extend the life span of treasured items of clothing. Join us for a cup of tea, a chat and mend or modify something from your wardrobe!
All are welcome, whether sewing and crafting is your jam, you're a total newbie looking to learn, or you just want to hang out and share a cup of tea and a chat.
Date: Tuesday 2nd August 2022
Arrive: 3:45pm for a 4pm start
Where to meet: on Bowen Street in front of Building 8 in front of the beautiful sculpture Wurrunggi Biik - Law of the Land
Catering: Tea and biscuits will be provided
What to bring: A clean item of clothing that you want to mend or modify*
*We have spare fabric so you can still learn the techniques if you don't have a garment that needs mending
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.