Learn the Art of Visible Mending!

Instead of hiding your mending, highlight your mending and celebrate the uniqueness of your item. The Shop is offering a three part beginning series on the art of visible mending by hand:

  • May 21: Sashiko Stitching
  • June 25: Boro Patching
  • July 16: Embroidery

Sign up for all three events or just one. Please bring a piece of clothing that needs to be mended or decorated for the June 25th event. Previous knowledge of basic hand sewing is recommended.

All students must complete a Maker Waiver Agreement prior to participating in this class.

Registration required: Ages 14+. Participants ages 14-17 must have an adult present or have a Maker User Agreement signed by a parent or guardian.. If you are registered but are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration using the link found in the registration email.

For more information please contact 703-228-7718 or email LIB-Makers@arlingtonva.us.

Related LibGuide: The Shop Equipment and Technology by Emma Pruss

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Shop
Central Library
Events for Adults Events for High Schoolers Good for Adults Age 55+
Maker > Arts and Crafts Maker > Shop Class Sustainability and Environment
Arlington Public Library

Registration is required. There are no seats available but a waiting list is available.

About Our Events

Accommodations in the Library

Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jberg@arlingtonva.us