Repair to Rewear

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When:
May 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2020-05-18T10:00:00+08:00
2020-05-18T14:00:00+08:00
Where:
Spotted, BASSENDEAN
20 Old Perth Rd
Bassendean WA 6054
Australia
Cost:
$50 - This is a ticketed event, no door sales available
Contact:
The Sound Temple
0474 555 444

Contribution: $50 – This is a ticketed event, limited spaces available bookings required
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Common Threads Woven through Community

HANDS ON WORKSHOP AND LOVELY LUNCH

If you are passionate about bringing new life into your garments, join Petra Richardson who will tell you why it’s so important that we take action in our clothing care practices to help slow fashion down and how we can Repair to Rewear our clothes by fixing them up so they will last longer and we can ReLove them all over again!

Attendees may bring up to 3 pieces of clothing/wardrobe items that they would like advice and assistance with mending.

What to Bring: their sewing equipment and any matching thread and buttons.

Petra will share her tried and tested tips on how to best care for your clothing and will then offer to help you with an item of clothing you have with you to remove a stain, to fix a hole, to sew on a button, to repair a tear etc.

She will bring along her extensive range of threads for you to use but asks that you rumble through your button jar and bring some extras with you.

Petra loves to create lots of discussion in her workshops and is very happy to exchange ideas and solutions with you.

There will also be clothing items available for purchase that she has upcycled, all manufactured using natural fibres, which she will discuss with you. Petra Richardson has a passion for saving Repair to Rewearamazing op shop finds; bypassing landfill to create wardrobe favourites.

Petra Richardson has been part of the Common Threads Woven Through Community Team since 2019 and her focus on slowing fashion down, buying better and choosing well is a perfect match for our programme!

Her love of beautiful fabrics and excellent tailoring has grown through her studies in Fashion Design with Technology, in the UK. Petra’s fashion journey has included design, retail, visual merchandising, promotions and styling. Her business was born from her keen desire to marry sustainability with the fashion industry.

Clothing is hand-picked by feel and quality. Selecting natural fibres that stand the test of time and feel amazing to wear.
Petra says, “I love injecting the gems of clothing I find with lots of TLC and I love breathing new life into old pieces.”

Petra RichardsonPetra Richardson has an incredible love for beautiful fabrics and excellent tailoring has grown through studies in Fashion Design with Technology, in the UK. Petra’s fashion journey has included design, retail, visual merchandising, promotions and styling. Her business was born from her keen desire to marry sustainability with the fashion industry. Petra is focused on slowing fashion down, buying better and choosing well.

Clothing is hand-picked by feel and quality. Selecting natural fibres that stand the test of time and feel amazing to wear.

We are blessed at The Sound Temple to have Petra as an advocate and presenter in the Perth Hills as part of our Common Threads Woven Through Community Exhibition.

Common Threads Woven Through Community
A Pollination of Life | May 1st to 31st 2020

Common Threads Woven Through Community Project fosters a spirited environment in partnership with The Sound Temple to celebrate sustainability and the creative arts, cultural experiences, performance, workshops, temporary exhibitions and installations.

Common Threads Woven Through Community

This year we are weaving new locations into our rich programme to support and include other businesses, this event will be held at the business premises of Spotted – Upcycled Boutique 20 Old Perth Road, Bassendean.

Our 2020 theme embraces the inter connection of our living world the seen and unseen ‘The Pollination of Life’ exploring the underlying connections between, artists, creatives, sustainable enterprises and movements.  As we all carry a thread that collaboratively weaves the health and wellbeing of our collective future on this planet you will feel deeply inspired by being part of a continuing impulse of considerable change.

Start: 10:00am (arrive from 10:00am)
Ends: 2:00pm

Includes: Warming cups of organic tea and nourishing light lunch

To Bring: Please bring up to 3 pieces of clothing or wardrobe items that you would like advice and assistance with mending.  Bring along any sewing equipment and any matching thread and buttons.

There will be an extensive range of threads for you to use but please rumble through your button jar and bring some extras with you.

Location: Spotted – Upcycled Boutique 20 Old Perth Road, Bassendean

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