Introduction to Visible Mending With Molly Rooke
This workshop is part of our Mill Open Weekend celebrations.
The visible mending movement is all about sharing and celebrating acts of repair. In this class you’ll learn the traditional skill of darning with a contemporary twist, with Molly Rooke from Darn Good Studio in Exeter.
Use colourful yarns and threads to accentuate and celebrate your mends. Participants will learn how to darn on a knitted sampler, with all materials included.
Skill Level Information: For beginners and / or any skill level, or anyone who wants a refresher on darning.
What is included? You will receive a visible mending starter kit with hoop, needles and a few threads to keep – additional shades of thread, and a swatch of fabric will be provided during the workshop to practice with. You will also receive a complimentary voucher for a beverage from the pop-up MOW café.
What do students need to bring? Please bring along anything you would like advice on mending, otherwise all materials are provided.
If you click the link below then you will be taken to our booking system on Eventbrite to complete your booking. You’re also more then welcome to give us a bell (+44 (0)1769 579861) and book over the phone if you would prefer. Thanks!
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm – 2 hours, with time afterwards for any questions. Please arrive 30 mins before the event starts, to check in.
Date: Saturday 8th June, 2024
Location: The Mayor’s Parlour, South Molton Town Hall, EX36 3AB
We are so looking forward to throwing our doors open and inviting you inside for our MOW celebrations!
– The Mill Folk x
Tutor Bio: Molly Rooke is a self-taught mender who set up Darn Good Studio after learning to darn during lockdown. Coming from an arts background, Molly uses her visual eye to create beautiful mends that honour the act of repair.