DIY Mending Part 4: Denim Repairs

22feb1:30 pm1:30 pmDIY Mending Part 4: Denim RepairsSeat, crotch + knee blowouts are the most common tears in jeans + trousers. Bring yours along to this workshop + learn how to revive them!1:30 pm - 1:30 pm(GMT+00:00) Event TypeWorkshop & Training

Event Details

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Please note: this event will be held in person at Glasgow Zine Library.

Seat, crotch and knee blowouts are the most common tears in jeans and trousers. Bring yours along to this workshop and learn how to revive and repair with decorative or invisible stitching.

All materials and equipment will be provided but participants should bring an item they wish to repair. If they would just like to learn how to do the technique then all tools and materials will be supplied.

About Emily:

Emily Smit-Dicks is an artist and maker with over 17 years experience in textiles and sewing. With a focus on textile repair and reuse, she works as a freelance repair technician, sewing machinist, and teacher. Her project Woolgathering transforms discarded textiles and garments into small-batch collections of patchwork quilts, home-wares, and accessories.

Ticket information for this event:

Please note: we can only issue refunds requested 72 hours before the event.

This event is suitable for ages 10+. There will be 8 attendees maximum, and the event will feature comfort breaks. During this event, participants will be involved in: hands-on activities, sharing work that has been created.

In order to keep everyone safe we are asking everyone to provide proof of a Rapid Lateral Flow Test before attending. You can report your test result here.

This event will take place at the GZL space on Cathcart Road in Govanhill. There is step-free access to the library and is wheelchair accessible. There is a public toilet but unfortunately the toilet is not fully accessible at this time. The library space also provides tea, coffee, a variety of lighting options and comfort provisions like soft seating, blankets and space heaters.

We will provide hand sanitiser and ask that everyone maintains at least a 1m social distance from other visitors.

We want you to have a safe and enjoyable time! During your visit, we ask you to:

-Please keep your distance from others

-Use the hand sanitiser provided.

-Wear a face covering if you’re over the age of 5

-Please do not visit the library if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Coronavirus.

When you visit the library we will ask that you scan a QR code to check in with NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect and we may share this information with the service up to 21 days following your visit.

Please be mindful of the restrictions in place for your local area and adhere to Scottish Government guidelines.




(Tuesday) 1:30 pm - 1:30 pm(GMT+00:00)