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Sun, Jul 09


Notion Fabric & Craft

Darning & Mending Workshop with Anne Fernweh

Mending can be a practical and beautiful way to reinvent your clothes and make your wardrobe more sustainable. $49

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Darning & Mending Workshop with Anne Fernweh
Darning & Mending Workshop with Anne Fernweh

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Notion Fabric & Craft, 68 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA


About the event

Level: Easy - No experience with darning or mending is required, though you may have an easier time if you have used a needle and thread before.

Ages: 16+

We provide:  Expert instruction; scrap fabric, yarn, needle, and thread.

You bring: A garment or other sewn or knitted item with small rips or tears in need of repair. Please, no technical (athletic/outdoor) fabrics. You are also welcome to bring patch fabric or yarn if you prefer a specific color. Please don't hesitate to contact with questions about supplies.

Total instruction time: 3 hours

Cost:  $49

Mending or darning (mending knitted items) is a practical and beautiful way to reinvent your clothes and make your wardrobe more sustainable. It’s a wonderful way to breathe new life into your clothes as we prepare for cooler weather. Anne will teach you how to use simple tools to create a mend on any garment that is as beautiful as it is functional. You will leave with a sturdily mended item and an understanding of how to approach a wide variety of repair projects.

Please bring a garment or other sewn or knitted item with small rip(s) or tear(s) in need of repair. Please, no technical (athletic/outdoor) fabrics, as these require different mending techniques. If you want to learn darning but don’t have an item that needs repair, you can knit a swatch and cut a hole in it. You'll have an opportunity to practice a variety of techniques, regardless of thee sample project you bring. We will provide supplies for you to use in the class (needle, thread, mending patches, and wool darning thread). Color and fiber content can’t be guaranteed, so if you have specific preferences, you’re invited to use your 10% class supply discount to choose your own fabric and/or yarn.

Limited to 6 participants. Requires 3 participants to run. In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, registered participants will receive notice and a refund 3 days prior to the scheduled start date of the series.

Notion operates on Western Abenaki land. Please note our sewing studio space is on the second floor with no elevator access. We sincerely apologize for any difficulty this creates. Don't hesitate to contact us with questions at

COVID-19 safety statement: This class will take place indoors with as much physical distancing as is feasible to provide quality hands-on instruction. Masks are required for all, regardless of vaccination status. Our staff is fully vaccinated. You will be updated via email if our health and safety procedures change.


I understand that participation in this class/event may include inherently dangerous activities, including but not limited to the use of scissors, rotary cutting blades, pins, needles, and other sharp implements; the use of motorized sewing machines with sharp, fast-moving parts; and the use of hot steam irons and other electrified and/or high-temperature equipment. I agree to exercise appropriate care when participating and to refrain from participating if I am taking medication or am under the influence of any substances with any tendency to affect negatively my motor skills or level of care and attention. I release from all claims, demands, liability, right or causes of action of whatsoever kind and waive my right to sue Notion LLC, their employees, officers, members, and agents from any and all claims in any way connected with any injury, illness (including death), or economic loss I may suffer or which may result from my participation in this class/event. If registering on behalf of a minor child, I acknowledge that I am their parent or legal guardian and agree to their participation and to the above liability waiver on their behalf.



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