We run free public events, where anyone can bring clothing to be repaired by volunteers.
Next: October 31, YIMBY Festival
2015: April, Wychwood Barns, August, Withrow Park
2014: April, Wychwood Barns, June, Evergreen Brickworks, July, SharefestTO, September, YIMBY Festival
2013: April, Wychwood Barns, May, Withrow Park, June, Kensington Market, August, York-Eglinton, September, St. Lawrence Market
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We’re always looking for volunteers, even if you don’t know how to sew.
- To promote and enable maintenance and repair; in general, and of clothing in particular.
- To encourage the teaching and learning of repair skills
- To reduce waste and keep clothing out of the garbage
- To encourage people to value their clothing
- To increase the social acceptance of wearing repaired clothing
- To build community
- To have fun