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The Big Reuse Event Part 1


Learn to alter your clothes, to decoupage and listen to a live recording of a podcast

This free to attend Reuse Month event takes place from 12pm – 3pm and the ticket grants you access to these three exciting reuse events. You can register for your ticket here

12.00pm – 12.55pm

Fashion Alteration Techniques

Join Jeni Roddy for her fashion alteration techniques workshop. In this workshop Jeni will teach you how to stop your trousers from dragging on the ground by taking up the hem and learn how to repair a beloved garment by patching it in the nick of time. Jeni will a guide you through this workshop and she will show you how to apply these two practical alterations to your wardrobe.

1pm – 1.55pm

Reimagine with Decoupage

Former owner of, Liz Lewis will demonstrate the art of decorating surfaces with paper and how decoupage can be used to give damaged items a new lease of life. She will demonstrate the basic technique and inspire us with lots of examples of her own work sharing some trade secrets, shortcuts and answering questions along the way.

2pm – 2.55pm

The Big Reuse Podcast

Share reuse and repair knowledge and stories from around the world with three reuse focused podcast presenters.

– Brooking Gatewood, The Indisposable Podcast

– Tara Stewart, Dirty Laundry Podcast

– Catherine Weetman, Circular Economy Podcast

– Philip Boucher Hayes, host

Date and time:

08 October 2020 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm


  • Virtual Event on Zoom

Event categories:

  • Circular Economy
  • Craft
  • Fashion
  • reuse