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Decorative Mending

Learn to repair socks, sweaters, and more! Fight against fast fashion by making do and mending. We will cover patching, woven darning, Swiss darning, and Boro-inspired techniques.

  • Garments you want to mend: socks, sweaters, etc.

  • hand sewing needles

  • Threads - you may want any or all of the following:

                       cotton sewing thread

                       embroidery floss


                       heel & toe thread (available at the Yarnery)

  • Optional: additional fabrics or trims

  • Optional: darning egg for socks

  • Optional: sewing machine in good working order and related accessories

You will also need the following BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES:

  • sewing scissors

  • tape measure

  • straight pins

  • seam ripper

  • washable fabric marker or chalk pencil

You can find your class supplies for sale at our store. Our staff will be happy to assist you in gathering your supplies! 

Remember, you get 15% off fabrics, patterns, notions, and more at Treadle for the duration of your class. Just let us know you're in a class when you come in to shop!

Full payment is required to reserve your space in class.

Classes are held in our store at 1338 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 55105


If your plans change, and you cannot attend a class, let us know as soon as possible by phone. We will refund your class fee in full up to ONE WEEK before class begins. After that time, class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Sometimes we must cancel a class. We will let registered students know as soon as we can. You will have the option to transfer into a different class, if applicable, or you may ask for a refund or store credit.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Beginners and up. Little or no sewing experience needed.
Instructor Name:
Elizabeth M

Decorative Mending

$ 45.00
Fri, Aug 2, 2024 at 10:00 am to Noon
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    1338 Grand Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105