Come along to Ealing Repair Cafe and learn how mend to your favourite clothes. Ealing Repair Cafe teaches people to darn or patch clothes and textiles. By mending and extending the life of clothes creates a circular economy for clothes, and a move away from fast disposable fashion.
We run monthly gatherings around Ealing and share our samples of repairs done by us and our regulars. Find out more and book here for our sessions at Open Ealing in Dickens Yard, Ealing Broadway and Happy Coffee, Northfields Avenue, W13 9SB:
Monday, 16 May from 7.15 pm, Open Ealing
Monday 23 May: 10 am-12 noon, Happy Coffee, Northfields Avenue
Trash and Treasure, Sunday 29 May The Brentham Club, 38A Meadvale Road, Ealing W5 1NP
Ealing Repair Cafe provides a helpful leaflet on how to patch or darn for everyone who attends. Also available to borrow or buy is sewing equipment, threads, fabric for patches. They offer advice on how to mend by sewing, embroidery, visible mending, patching, boro and sashiko stitching.