Visible Mending: Weaving Patch at SPARKS

Weaving patches are the perfect way to cover up small holes or rips in any kind of fabric, but especially finely knitted items and jersey. This weaving patch workshop will teach you a fun and useful repair skill so you can give new life to much-loved pieces of clothing.

Whether you go subtle and use the same colour yarn as your garment to create your patch or you go for a bold, colourful contrast to create a woven statement piece, is up to you. No matter what you choose, this crafty and easy method will absolutely revive your favourite garments. Just bring a clothing item in need of mending and all other materials will be provided.

What to expect:

  • A mending workshop suitable for beginners
  • Learn how to weave patch mend clothing items

This repair method is best for smaller holes and tears, perfect for fine knit and jersey such as socks!

Age restrictions: 18+

Adult Β£20

What people are saying

Valentina Riva
Nov 2023

Great teacher, I learned a skill that will make sure I enjoy my clothes for so much longer 😍

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Caroline Kirk
Oct 2023

Lovely couple of hours spent learning how to weave visible patches to mend clothing. Friendly hos...

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How to get there


  • Toilets

On the day

  • Meet Meret in the fashion department workshop space at Sparks Bristol (it’s the yellow corner next to the rework atelier). Bring an item to work on.
  • If you’re unsure which would be the best workshop for mending your item, please contact your host before the workshop.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Meret Faerber (She/Her)

Hi. My name is Meret and I love sewing and sharing my skills. I am a sustainable fashion workshops facilitator, hosting workshops all things mending and upcycling!

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