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Repairathon April 28 at Evergreen Brick Works

We’re sew excited to be at Evergreen Brick Works, Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Join us at the Brick Works, where volunteers will be mending clothing for free as part of the Kids’ World of Energy Festival.

So find those ripped jeans, holey sweaters, and even those worn socks! Volunteers will be happy to repair them. Maximum two (2) items per person to ensure we help as many people as possible. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. Zipper replacements may not be possible at every event as we are dependant on the skill levels of the volunteers that day, and the time available to complete the repair.

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 throughout 2018.

Repairathon April 14 at Toronto Public Library

Toronto Clothing Repairathon is excited to have its first event at the Toronto Public Library! We’ll be at the Lillian H. Smith branch (239 College Street) on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Get your clothes mended for free by friendly volunteers – no library card needed!

Find those ripped jeans, that coat missing a button and those holey socks! Volunteers will be happy to repair them. Maximum two (2) items per person to ensure we help as many people as possible. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. Zipper replacements may not be possible at every event as we are dependant on the skill levels of the volunteers that day, and the time available to complete the repair.

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 throughout 2018.

Clothing Repairathon March 10 at St. Lawrence Market

Toronto Clothing Repairathon is excited to host an event at St. Lawrence Market on Saturday, March 10. Volunteers will be fixing and mending clothes for free in the South Building, as part of the St. Lawrence Market Farmers’ Market. Find us in the tent behind the main market building at 125 The Esplanade on Saturday, March 10  from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., where we’ll be fixing clothing for free.

Bring those holey sweaters, ripped jeans and shirts missing a button and volunteers will do their best to repair them. If you’d like to learn how to do repairs, volunteers will be happy to show you and help you mend your clothes.

Maximum two items per person to ensure we help as many people as possible. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. Zipper replacements may not be possible at every event as we are dependant on the skill levels of the volunteers that day, and the time available to complete the repair.

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 throughout 2018.

Can’t make it? We’re finalizing the details for our next event in April with the Toronto Public Library, which will be announced soon. Stay tuned for more details.

Clothing Repairathon Jan. 20 in Regent Park

Don’t ditch your clothes, get them stitched! Volunteers will be mending clothes for free at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre (38 Regent St.), January 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring those holey sweaters, ripped jeans and shirts missing a button and volunteers will do their best to repair them. If you’d like to learn how to do repairs, volunteers will be happy to show you and help you mend your clothes.

Maximum two items per person to ensure we help as many people as possible. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. Hope to see you there!

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 throughout 2018.

Can’t make it? Our friends in Newmarket are hosting a Repair Cafe on January 27. If you’d like to attend or volunteer, more details can be found here.

january 20 repairathon poster

Clothing Repairathon + Free Mending Workshop Dec. 9 at YIMBY Festival

Volunteers are ready to repair your holey sweaters, ripped jeans and reattach those missing buttons, just in time for winter! Join us at the YIMBY Festival, Saturday Dec. 9 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Metro Hall (55 John St.) in room 803, where volunteers will be mending clothes for free.

Want to learn how to repair your own clothes? We’ll also be running a free workshop on Mending Tips and Tricks from 4:30 to 5:30 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’ll have scraps to practice on as well. Please sign up for the workshop here.

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.

Clothing Repairathon Nov. 5 at Ecofair at the Barns

Got a tear? Get it repaired! Volunteers will be mending clothes for free, Sunday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wychwood Barns as part of Ecofair at the Barns.

Find our table and bring your ripped jeans, holey sweaters and shirts in need of buttons to have them repaired just in time for winter. Does your coat need a new zipper? Please bring one as we don’t always have the right size. Please bring a maximum of two items per person. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. Hope to see you there!

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.

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.