Fix it Course April 29th 9.30pm-4pm + may 27th 9.30-4pm This course will be focused on repairing clothing and electrical items at the Boiler House.
what you’ll make Damaged clothing will be wearable again and saved from landfill.
skills you’ll learn How to repair clothing using hand and sewing machine skills.
for more information Please contact or call 0161 465 6954.
Volunteer If you have specific skills in woodwork, repairs or new skills to bring to the group we would love to hear from you email +44 (0)161 465 6954 Contact us for more  information
Learn how to fix household electrical items, clothes with our new FREE Fix It Course. The course will take place alongside our monthly Repair Café where you will have opportunities to shadow and be taught by our team of expert fixers. The aims of this course are to learn new skills and address the importance of repair as the antidote to throwaway culture. Once you have completed the course there will be opportunities to volunteer as fixers at our future Repair Cafes. Lunch will be provided, and all participants will take home their very own Fix It Kit. Meet new people, learn and share skills, and play an active part in creating a more sustainable future. All abilities welcome. Please email to reserve a place on a course. April Fix it course 8th April 1pm-4pm Stitched Up Stretford Pop Up, Unit 40 Stretford Mall, M32 9BB During the 3 hour course we will spend the first half looking at the different types of repairs and troubleshooting how to fix them with information packs on hand. Then after learning a range of techniques we will put those skills into practice by visibly mending small denim patches inspired by the Japanese Sashiko technique. Using patching and embroidery techniques, we'll help you to create visible mends that areunique and fabulous. This workshop is a mix of both hand and machine sewing. You will learn how to mend your clothes, and a variety of different embroidery stitches. Suitable for beginners, all equipment and materials will be provided but do come armed with a notebook and pen! To register for this course please email Please note this course will take place at Stitched Up HQ in Stretford and not the Boiler House.