Following on from our vintage hair and make up meet, particularly Issidora’s wonderful wartime make-up tips, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to make our Feb meet a ‘make do and mend’ night! We’re going to have a sewing expert to give us a presentation on basic clothes repairs such as darning and buttons, and then we’re going to have some time to try out her tips, help each other with our projects and of course, chat and eat cake! For the master sewers out there, please come ready to pass on your expertise to your fellow members.
As well as clothes repairs, there will be discussion about sewing projects you can do with old clothes or scraps of materials such as shopping bags and draught protectors! We will be providing some needles and threads, and bits and bobs to make things pretty but feel free to bring your own materials too.
* Clothes that need repairing / alterations / questions for our sewing experts
* Some old clothes or scraps of material if you would like to make something brand new!
Let us know if you have any ideas to add to this meeting. And yes, we will be trying our hardest to make sure everyone has chairs and cake!
Weds 17 Feb, 7.30 – 9.30pm (doors open at 7.15pm), basement room of the Borough Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 0EX.