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contemp-mending-march-17Contemporary Mending

Taught by Heidi Parkes

Friday, March 17, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Back by popular demand, Heidi Parkes is offering her mending class as part of the Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend!  In this class, you can learn improve your ‘cost-per-wear,’ help the environment, save your beloved garments, and add personal touches too!  #VisibleMending will allow you to proudly show your skills, and invisible techniques will gently heal garments back into usefulness.  Bring an article to mend, or practice on a scrap of cloth.  Don’t miss out on this exciting new trend!  Beginners are welcome.  Advanced sewists may have much to learn as well.

Supplies:

Bring an item that needs to be mended.  Optional additional materials include:  Embroidery hoops (4 and 6”), milliners needles, crochet thread #10 or pearl cotton #8 or #12, regular sewing thread, a scrap of jersey or an old t-shirt, scraps of pretty fabrics, and scissors.

About Heidi Parkes:

A 2005 graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Heidi Parkes is a highly qualified fiber artist.  She has also belonged to many sip n’ stitch nights with her girlfriends!  Active on social media, Parkes has 4,000+ followers on Instagram, and has her finger on the pulse of the contemporary fiber scene.  With an intense love for her ‘favorite’ clothes, and passion for travel and fine dining: Parkes sees ‘Visible Mending’ as an important lifestyle choice!

Order Contemporary Mending Contemporary Mending @ $30.00