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Clothing Repairathon September 30 at Withrow Farmers’ Market

Clothes need repairs? Don’t ditch ’em, stitch em! Bring your ripped and torn clothes to Withrow Park Farmers’ Market on Sept. 30 w’here Repairathon volunteers will be happy to mend them for free! Yes, free! Find our table from 9 a.m. till noon as part of the Autumn Makers’ Market where volunteers will fix your frocks.

Please bring a maximum of two items per person. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs.

As a volunteer-driven group we’re always looking for sewers of all skill levels. We’re a friendly and fun group who loves sharing our skills and giving back to the community. Love to help out? Please sign up at app.repairathon.com to hear about upcoming events all year long.

If you are a community group or organization who would like to host us, please get in touch. We still have spots open for 2017 season and would love to hold events in neighbourhoods across the city.

Clothing Repairathon August 26 at Parents for Better Beginnings in Regent Park

Busted buttons? Shirt need a stitch? Bring them to Parents for Better Beginnings on Saturday, August 26, where Toronto Clothing Repairathon volunteers will be fixing clothes for free. We’ll be at 38 Regent Street from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m., fixing rips, tears and offering a simple clothing repair workshop.

Please bring a maximum of two items per person. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs.

Love to sew? We’re always looking for sewers of all skill levels. We’re a friendly and fun group who loves sharing our skills and giving back to the community. Love to help out? Please sign up at app.repairathon.com to hear about upcoming events all year long.

Clothing Repairathon on July 15 at Withrow Park Farmers’ Market

Love your clothes? Don’t toss them, fix them! Bring your beloved ripped jeans, your favourite holey sweater and that great shirt that’s missing a button to Toronto Clothing Repairathon. Volunteers will be happy to mend your clothes for free! Yes, for free. Find our table at Withrow Park Farmers’ Market on July 15 from 9 a.m. till noon, and we’ll do our best to repair your clothing.

Please bring a maximum of two items per person. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. We’ll mend rips, tears, holes, hems, reattach buttons and more.

As a volunteer-driven group we’re always looking for sewers of all skill levels. We’re a friendly and fun group who loves sharing our skills and giving back to the community. Love to help out? Please sign up at app.repairathon.com to hear about upcoming events all year long.

If you are a community group or organization who would like to host us, please get in touch. We still have spots open for 2017 season and would love to hold events in neighbourhoods across the city.

Clothing Repairathon June 11 at The Leslieville Flea

Join us at The Leslieville Flea on Sunday, June 11 where we’ll be hosting our second clothing repairathon of the year. Volunteers will be mending clothes for free at Ashbridge Estate from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.

Bring your items in need of repair and volunteers will mend them, for free. Please bring a maximum of two items per person.

We’re excited to get sewing this season. If you are a community group or organization who would like to host us, please get in touch. We still have spots open for 2017 season and would love to hold events in neighbourhoods across the city.

As a volunteer-driven group we’re always looking for sewers of all skill levels. We’re a friendly and fun group who loves sharing our skills and giving back to the community. Love to help out? Please sign up at app.repairathon.com to hear about upcoming events all summer long.

Repairathon April 23 at the Toronto Zoo

Toronto Clothing Repairathon is back for a 2017 full of mending, sewing and more. We’re excited to kick off the year with an wild event at the Toronto Zoo!
Join us on Sunday, April 23 at the Toronto Zoo’s Education Auditorium, where we’ll be repairing clothing items for free from noon till 2 p.m. Please bring a maximum of two items per person, please.

Want to learn how to repair your own clothes? We’ll also be running a free workshop on Mending Tips and Tricks at the Wild Connections Tent (beside the panda exhibit) from 3 to 4 p.m. Join us and learn some basic mending skills including how to sew up a fallen hem, reattaching a button and repairing small holes and tears. If you have any items in need of repair, bring them along to practice on.

We’re excited to get sewing this season. If you are a community group or organization who would like to host us, please get in touch. We’re planning our 2017 season now and would love to hold repairathons in different neighbourhoods across the city.

We are a volunteer-driven group and are always looking for volunteers at all skill levels to join us at events. We’re a friendly and fun group who loves sharing our skills and giving back to the community. Love to help out? Please sign up at app.repairathon.com to hear about upcoming events all summer long.

Also, don’t miss any of our events! Join our Google Group to stay updated on all our upcoming repairathons.

Happy mending!

Repairathon Nov. 6 at Wychwood Barns EcoFair

Join us Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. at Artscape Wychwood Barns for a day of free clothing repairs as part of Ecofair at the Barns.

We’re excited to be mending, fixing and repairing clothing for free as part of this eco-friendly event. Extend the life of your wardrobe by bringing us your holey sweaters and coats with missing buttons. Friendly volunteers will be happy to mend them. Please bring no more than 3 items of clean clothing in need of repair.

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Love sewing? Join us! We’re always looking for crafty folks to sew on a button or two. Meet other sewers and help the community. Sign up with our event planning app or swing by our table at our next event.

Clothing Repairathon Aug. 13 at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market

Torn jeans? Don’t toss em, repair em! Toronto Clothing Repairathon will be mending clothing for free at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market on Saturday Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. till noon.

Volunteers are ready to work their magic on all your holey sweaters and coats with missing buttons.Come by with clean clothing in need of small repairs, not more than 2-3 per person.

Sandwich board art by Withrow Park Farmers' Market

Sandwich board art by Withrow Park Farmers’ Market

Love sewing? Join us! We’re always looking for crafty folks to sew on a button or two. Meet other sewers and help your community. Sign up with our event planning app or swing by our table at our next event.

Find us at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market June 11

Toronto Clothing Repairathon is happy to be back at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market on June 11 from 8 a.m. till noon for all your mending needs.

Bring your ripped jeans and shirts with missing buttons to us and we’ll fix them – for free! Bring your clean clothing in need of repairs, no more than 2-3 per person.

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Look at all these happy people! Join us June 11 at Wychwood Barns.

Can’t make on June 11? We’re be back at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market every second Saturday of the month for the rest of the summer. So mark July 9 and Aug. 13 on your calendars right now!

We’re also looking for volunteers! Help us help others so we can host more events across the city. If you are interested in lending a hand, please sign up with our event planning app. You can also join our Repairathon Google Group to hear about upcoming events.

Also, a big thanks to Now Magazine for the shout-out in their Free at Last issue. Thanks for spreading the word!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repairathon April 30 at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Toronto Clothing Repairathon will be mending clothing for free April 30 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.at the CNIB Centre, 1929 Bayview Ave. The event is open to CNIB clients but the public is also welcome to attend. Come by with clean clothing in need of small repairs, not more than 2-3 per person.

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Love sewing? We are always looking for volunteers! No minimum experience required. If you are interested in helping us help others, please sign up with our event planning app. You can also join the Repairathon group on Google Groups for our general discussion and event announcements.

Repairathon at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market April 9 and May 14

Repairathon is kicking off spring with our first events of the year at Wychwood Barns Farmers’ Market, April 9 and May 14 from 8 a.m. till noon.

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Bring life back to your spring wardrobe by having your clothes mended by our group of talented volunteers. Tear in your jeans? Missing a button? We’ll repair it for free. Come by with clean clothing in need of small repairs, not more than 2-3 per person.

Want to join us? We’re always looking for volunteers to lend a hand repairing by hand or machine. No minimum experience necessary. If you are interested in helping out, please sign up with our event planning app. You can also join the Repairathon group on Google Groups for our general discussion.