Join Anna-Marie Janzen of Reclaim Mending and learn some new mending skills. We will cover some basic sewing stitches vital for mending projects, as well as how to patch clothes (including knits), mend tears, and darn your socks! We will also cover how to do visible mending - because why hide your beautiful handiwork?
Students should bring (If possible):
- anything that needs mending (small tears, holes in jeans, knit holes)
- sewing supplies such as needles, and thread
- fabric and/or thread scissors
- patching materials
- patching yarn/thread
My name is Anna-Marie Janzen, I am the owner/operator of Reclaim Mending, a Winnipeg-based clothing repairs and alterations service.
I started sewing when I was 3 years old, at the feet of my grandmother. Years of a love of sewing and mending, and a passion for fair fashion has led me to embark on this journey of small business. My goal is to help people make their clothes last - so we can all reduce our consumption and the strain we put on the planet and on humanity with the fast fashion industry.