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BASIC SEWING MACHINE SKILLS - WORKSHOP

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use the sewing machine? Are you scared to start because all those hooks and buttons on your machine seam too complicated to understand?
Come to our 2 hour workshop in Melbourne South-East! ? I will guide you through all the basics you need to start using your machine straight away!

This workshop is suitable for both adults and children (7 years and up). Younger children are advised to have an adult helper with them.

  • You will learn basic machine parts, get an understanding of how to thread the machine, how to control the foot pedal and how to do basic stitches. ?
  • You will create a little potpourri filled fragrant circle that can be used to freshen air in your car or home. ? We will use only 100% cotton fabrics and threads, handmade chemical free potpourri and then special fabric crayons to draw your own design on the circle! So that your little creation will be compostable at the end of its life cycle!
  • I will give you a little printed guide to keep so that you can go through what we have learned at home!

SPACES ARE LIMITED, ONLY 6 AVAILABLE, SO BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!

When: THIS WORKSHOP IS POSTPONED, NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED HERE

Where: 185 Warrigal rd, Hughesdale VIC

Cost: $45

To book: Email oakleigh.centre@fusion.org.au

FASHION REVOLUTION - POP UP EVENT

Fashion revolution is a movement demanding the clothing industry to be more transparent and fairer to all involved. It makes us rethink our buying habits. Have you ever wondered where the majority of your clothes are made? Are you curious to find out what happens to the clothes you donate to charity or return to shops like H&M? Are you interested to know how your garment purchases impacts the planet? Do you want to learn more about eco-friendly care for your clothes?
Please join me, Victoria from VicEcoDesigns and Paula from The Sewing Carousel to our Repair and Sew for Slow Fashion - a Fashion Revolution Pop Up event!

It’s a family friendly affair and we will have some exciting activities for kids as well as adults including:

- An upcycling and clothes repair station
- 'Give sewing a go' table
- Fashion revolution activities corner
- Watch a few short documentaries exposing fashions dirty secrets
- Chat with Alexandra from Eco Beauty about organic skin / clothes care products & get a free recipe for home made eco-friendly washing detergent
- Raffle, clothing industry quiz with great prizes to be won (valued up to $40 each) and more!

When: Sunday 28th April 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: Notting Hill Neighbourhood House
Cost: $3 single entry or $5 per family

Come and join the movement! Register at our Facebook page and get your tickets now! (you can not get tickets or register any more as the event is finished)
#fashionrevolutionweek

PRESS

My article speculating on our relationship with clothes, clothes memories and why we should preserve them was published in Issue 16 of Junkies magazine!