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hi friends 💘
No, Worth Mending is not shutting down! Sorry for the scare. In fact, we're scheduling a shop update for the end of this week – I'll send another short note when that's ready.
BUT - I have had a silly stressful few days that culminated in me stupidly losing a couple of my favourite garments.
Someone stole my mending bag off my bike :( I'm kinda crushed about it, so figured I'd write up a little blog post to document the end of the era that this marks.
Read all about it: End of an era
First up is for my local fibre friends: the KW Knitters Guild show is on Saturday September 9th!
We're looking forward to seeing you. We'll have our full suite of darning looms and accessories, and I'll be continuing my tradition of demonstrating Swift Darner mending on hand-knit pieces brought in by fellow vendors.
AND THEN... Very exciting news. My pal Nakita and I are road-tripping through Appalachia. We have two events planned along the way, so if you're in the Pittsburgh or Asheville areas I'd absolutely love to see you.
My last event for September is back in Kitchener at the KW Library of Things. We're covering basic sewing skills and I believe registration is limited to KWLOT members – their sewing machines are highly sought after and they are always getting questions about how they work. We're looking forward to filling in some gaps that your YouTube searches cannot!
I'm so grateful for these crafty community opportunities – more to come! Thanks for being here and there and wherever you are :) chat soon.