Workshops and Events

Repair Cafe with Cathy Reilly – Fashion Support Officer at the Liverpool School of Art and Design, The Princes Foundation and The Bureau Centre for Arts

11 -3pm
Drop in

Fix your much-loved clothes with our repair team! Bring your torn, worn or threadbare items and learn how to restore them with care as part of our look towards sustainability.

Use our equipment and guidance to try:

Sashiko and Boro techniques
Patch or close up a tear
Take up or let down a hem
Replace a zip
Button sewing
Seam repair
Invisible mending

Experts will be on hand at their hand sewing stations teaching you how to do visible mending, buttons, darning and more using zips, burst seams and machine patches.

Drop in and sign up on the day for a 15-20 mins slot to make small repairs; or an advice session on how to take on bigger alterations projects.

Also… make your own Patches of Positivity with The Bureau with printing and embroidery.