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Our free mending workshops are back now every Monday from 4 to 8pm.
Love your clothes! Bring us your poor, tired garments in need of repair or refashioning and we’ll teach you how. We have workspace, sewing machines and experienced, professional sewists to help.
Remade in Brooklyn is a community resource for sustainable living. Our mission is to teach repair and reuse skills and promote ethical, sustainable consumption.
Please visit next Monday and mend something with us!
Last night was Fixit Friday. We worked on headphones, sewing machines, lamps and even a clothing rack.
Many thanks to all who came - we made the world a little better together!
transform your to-do list into a ta-da list*
FIXIT FRIDAYS AND MENDING MONDAYS ARE ON THE CALENDAR!
Free drop-in repair sessions every other week starting September 7, 2018.
FIXIT FRIDAYS: for small household items and electronics
MENDING MONDAYS: for clothing and textiles.
Come visit our community workshop in North Brooklyn. We provide space, tools and guidance to help extend the working life of your broken stuff.
*'To-Do = Ta-Da' gratefully borrowed from Demetri Martin
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Sponsored by the Sustainable Fashion Club of NYC
Learn the art of visible mending with Sashiko.
Sashiko Class on Tuesday June 26. 7-9 PM
Sashiko is an ancient Japanese technique used to mend work clothing - everything from Firemens coats to Samurai armor!
It's a strong and beautiful way to repair denim - so your torn jeans can continue to be a part of your life fo years to come.
$20 including supplies - please bring a item you would like to mend - all other tools and supplies will be provided.
A FABULOUS FABSCRAP POP UP SALE and LOTS MORE
SAT JUNE 23 - 11AM TIL 3PM
What does Right to Repair do?
Right to Repair is simple. It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information and affordable replacement parts. So you can fix the stuff you own quickly—and get back on with your life.
That sounds great! Who would be against that?
Well, manufacturers like John Deere and Apple don’t like the idea. When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. And they get to set whatever prices they want for parts and service.
Is Right to Repair a new concept?
Nope! We already have right to repair for cars—that’s why you can take your Ford into a local mechanic. They have all the same software diagnostics and service manuals that the dealerships have. This is the result of decades of auto Right to Repair legislation—laws that have been a resounding success.
I sit here thinking ‘But what can I do? I’m only one person.’
So here we sit, all of us thinking the same thought, and nothing gets done.
What if we all thought the exact opposite? ‘I am one person. I will do just one thing.’ Imagine how many things we could change in the world!