Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

How To Mend Your Clothes with Everyone Needs Pockets in Frome

April 27 @ 11:00 - 13:30


Come and learn how to mend your clothes in this hands on session with volunteers from Everyone Needs Pockets Network at the Cheese & Grain

— Event booking available only on Eventbrite: Book here   ——

Holes in your clothes? Button fallen off? Tear in a favourite shirt? Things lying about waiting for that mend? Here’s your opportunity to fix them in this hands on session.

Talented volunteer stitchers and menders from the Everyone Needs Pockets Textile Reuse Network can help work out what needs doing and how to fix it, supporting you to mend your own clothes.

Come and enjoy a relaxed social atmosphere of mending your clothes, with free drinks and biscuits to help! These sessions are designed for all abilities and many different kind of repairs. Please answer the questions as you book in, so we know how best to help you!

What we can help with:

  • Buttons and fasteners
  • Taking up hems and some fitting adjustments
  • Mending and darning holes
  • Advice on how you might repair a piece of clothing, including zips.

Your hosts:

Everyone Needs Pocketsis a growing network of 150+ makers, designers, stitchers, knitters, supporters and researchers. The network works together to grow projects and enterprises that reuse textiles, save carbon and landfill and increase our wellbeing: revamp, repurpose, reuse, repair.

Future Shed Frome offers practical support to get green and healthy initiatives and enterprises off the ground through building networks, connecting people and start-up coaching. Share ideas, get support to bring them to life and make new connections so that we’re all better equipped for a greener, healthier future. Future Shed is part of Edventure, an organisation supporting community entrepreneurship in Frome.

This activity is part of Green & Healthy Frome a partnership programme with Edventure Frome, Frome Medical Practice and Frome Town Council taking action on health and climate. It is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund’s Climate Action Fund.

— Event booking available only on Eventbrite: Book here   ——


Future Shed Frome


Cheese and Grain
Market Yard
Frome, BA11 1BE
+ Google Map
01373 455 420