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GAIA: Fixing Workshop – free course in clothing repair

Wednesday 29 November 202318:30 - 21:30

Buttons, sewing needle and thread.
Do you have clothes that need repairing but aren’t sure where to start? 🧥🪡🤔
Then this course is for you!
Sortlands Husflidslag, Sortland Museum, Sortland Library, and GaiaVesterålen invite you to a Fixing Workshop – a course in clothing repair. The course is organized as part of the research project, The Environmental Contract. 🧶🪡🧵👕
There are 10 available spots for the course, so it’s first come, first served 🙌
To secure your spot, please send an email to register at marie@gaiavesteralen.eco and mention that you would like to participate in the Fixing Workshop 😊
Date: Wednesday, November 29th at 18:30. 🗓️
Duration: Up to 3 hours ⏳
Location: Kulturfabrikken, Sortland, 2nd floor 📍
What you will learn: Basic sewing skills and repair of stockings, wool sweaters, rips in shirts, trousers, how to cover grease stains, etc.
Bring: Clothes you want help learning to repair

Sortland Husflidslag will provide equipment for the repair work. They offer many interesting courses and will share a bit about their activities. There will also be an opportunity to purchase the book “Fiks det! En praktisk håndbok for fiksere”, priced at 150 NOK for non-members and 100 NOK for members.

You can read about the book here: https://husflid.no/nettbutikk/boker/fiks-det/

Partners in The Environmental Contract include Museum Nord, Nordlandsforskning, GaiaVesterålen, Reno-Vest IKS, Deadline Media, and Vesterålen IKT.


Wednesday 29 November 2023
18:30 - 21:30